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Honeydew Bridge

Photos 

Honeydew Bridge

Photo taken by Walt Frazer in June 2008

BH Photo #121841

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Mattole River on Mattole Road
Location
Humboldt County, California
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Slated for demolition and replacement.
History
Built 1920
Design
Two riveted Camelback Pratt through trusses
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 190.0 ft.
Total length: 386.2 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.24389, -124.12278   (decimal degrees)
40°14'38" N, 124°07'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/404500/4455431 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Honeydew
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
514
Inventory numbers
CA 4C-55 (California bridge number)
CA 04C-55 (California bridge number)
BH 10906 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 20, 2013: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.
  • April 11, 2013: New Street View added by Mike Goff
  • January 17, 2010: New photo from Craig Philpott
  • August 18, 2008: New photo from Walt Frazer

Sources 

  • Walt Frazer - abooks [at] humboldt1 [dot] com
  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth

Comments 

Honeydew Bridge
Posted February 26, 2018, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)
Honeydew Bridge
Posted May 20, 2013, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Demolition alternatives attached.

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