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Brookwood Drive Bridge 05-12-08


Brookwood Bridge

Photo taken by Walt Frazer in May 2008

BH Photo #121846

Street Views 


Covered bridge over Jacoby Creek on Brookwood Drive in Arcata
Humboldt County, California
Open to traffic
Built 1967
Covered Howe through truss
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 66.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.4 ft.
Also called
Brookwood Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.83194, -124.04500   (decimal degrees)
40°49'55" N, 124°02'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/411890/4520626 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Arcata South
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
Inventory numbers
CA 4C-124 (California bridge number)
WGCB 05-12-08 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
CA 04C-124 (California bridge number)
BH 10893 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 32.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com


Built 1967 (166)
Built during 1960s (2,178)
California (2,761)
Covered (2,874)
Have street view (30,046)
Howe through truss (597)
Howe truss (741)
Humboldt County, California (90)
One-lane traffic (8,057)
Open (41,256)
Owned by county (21,826)
Span length 50-75 feet (10,577)
Through truss (18,244)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,743)
Truss (37,289)
Wooden deck (6,230)

Update Log 

  • December 23, 2021: New photos from Mike Garland
  • October 13, 2021: New photos from Mike Garland
  • April 12, 2018: New photos from Richard Doody
  • April 10, 2013: New Street View added by Mike Goff
  • August 18, 2008: New photo from Walt Frazer


  • Walt Frazer - abooks [at] humboldt1 [dot] com
  • Dale Travis Covered Bridge List
  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Richard Doody
  • Mike Garland - Rapier342 [at] comcast [dot] net


Brookwood Drive Bridge 05-12-08
Posted October 13, 2021, by Mike Garland (Rapier342 [at] comcast [dot] net)

The bridge was fumigated in 2018 due to ongoing wood-boring beetle damage. My wife and I were driving down to San Francisco, and we stopped by to check out this bridge on the way. Yes, I'm the guy they mentioned in the Hawaiian shirt. This is the link for this: