Rating:
3 votes

Bertas Road Bridge 05-12-02

Photo 

Berta Road Bridge

Photo taken by Walt Frazer in May 2008

BH Photo #121845

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Elk River on Bertas Road in Pine Hills
Location
Humboldt County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1936; rehabilitated 1972
Design
Covered Howe pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 51.8 ft.
Total length: 52.0 ft.
Deck width: 10.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.72500, -124.17694   (decimal degrees)
40°43'30" N, 124°10'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/400605/4508896 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fields Landing
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
518
Inventory numbers
CA 4C-47 (California bridge number)
WGCB 05-12-02 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
CA 04C-47 (California bridge number)
BH 10890 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 48.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built 1936 (1,082)
Built during 1930s (11,079)
California (2,271)
Covered (1,520)
Have street view (25,079)
Howe pony truss (62)
Howe truss (513)
Humboldt County, California (73)
One-lane traffic (7,533)
Open (38,342)
Owned by county (19,768)
Pony truss (15,572)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,488)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,914)
Truss (30,971)
Wooden deck (5,994)

Update Log 

  • August 18, 2008: New photo from Walt Frazer

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