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Martins Ferry Bridge


Bald Hills Road Bridge

Photo taken by Craig Philpott


BH Photo #180552


Street View 


Steel deck truss with emergency repairs on North end. North end of bridge is supported in part by emergency vertical supports after engineering survey in 2007 identified that the North pier and abutment was sliding South and compressing steel truss. Bridge was closed for a period of time and re-opened in 2008.


Deck truss bridge over Klamath River on Bald Hills Road
Humboldt County, California
Open to traffic
Built 1959; rehabilitated 1965, emergency repairs 2008.
Steel Deck truss
Length of largest span: 299.9 ft.
Total length: 793.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Also called
Bald Hills Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.20762, -123.75692   (decimal degrees)
41°12'27" N, 123°45'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/436541/4562081 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
French Camp Ridge
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
Inventory numbers
CA 4C-7 (California bridge number)
CA 04C-7 (California bridge number)
BH 10889 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 75 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • July 23, 2020: Updated by Nick Boppel: Swap primary and secondary names to use official name as primary
  • May 16, 2015: New photo from Craig Philpott
  • April 10, 2013: New Street View added by Mike Goff
  • October 3, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: added photos, updated status.
  • June 20, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: corrected location

Related Bridges 


  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • MG Engineering - Engineering project page for rehabilitation completed by 2013
  • Nick Boppel - nickboppel01 [at] gmail [dot] com


Bald Hills Road Bridge
Posted May 20, 2013, by Craig Philpott (cphilpott [at] puc [dot] edu)

I have not visited the area since the photos were taken in 2010.

Bald Hills Road Bridge
Posted May 16, 2013, by Glenn (bungeemaster [at] gmail [dot] com)

How current are the photos of Martins Ferry bridge?