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Valley Flower Bridge

Photos 

Centerline View Of Bridge, View To Southwest

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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BH Photo #133624

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Concrete tee beam bridge over Salt River on Dillon Road in Port Kenyon
Location
Port Kenyon, Humboldt County, California
Status
Replaced by a concrete beam bridge in 1994
History
Built 1919, Replaced 1994
Builder
- H.J. Brunnier (Engineer)
Design
When built the Valley Flower Bridge was recognized as the world's longest reinforced concrete girder bridge, whose 142-foot spans were nearly twice as long as the previous longest concrete bridge girders.
(Information from HAER-CA-126)
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 142.1 ft.
Total length: 291.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Salt River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.59500, -124.27333   (decimal degrees)
40°35'42" N, 124°16'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/392256/4494578 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ferndale
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
371
Inventory numbers
CA 04C-12 (California bridge number)
BH 39926 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2016)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 97.9 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • February 17, 2009: Added by Michael Goff

Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HAER CA-126 - Salt River Bridge