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Walker Basin Creek Bridge

Facts 

Overview
Lost Redwood stringer bridge over Walker Basin Creek on Bena Road
Location
Kern County, California
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Future prospects
Redwood timbers were purchased by the Fender Musical Instruments Corporation and were used in a limited run of Stratocaster® guitars
History
Built 1933
Builder
- Civilian Conservation Corps
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 19.0 ft.
Total length: 250.0 ft.
Deck width: 23.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.32833, -118.75667   (decimal degrees)
35°19'42" N, 118°45'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/340335/3910870 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Edison
Average daily traffic (as of 1987)
180
Inventory numbers
CA 50C-44 (California bridge number)
BH 61121 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2010)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 26.6 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • May 30, 2014: Added by Luke Harden