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4th Street Bridge

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4st Street Looking West

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Videos 

Fourth Street Bridge in "Them"

Nuclear tests in the desert result in the growth of gigantic mutant ants who invade the storm drains along the Los Angeles River. Fourth Street Bridge is visible in this trailer at 0.49

Warner Brothers Release of Gordon Douglas' 1954 Classic

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Fourth Street Bridge in "Grease"

The race scene from "Grease" begins under the Sixth Street Bridge and goes north under the Fourth Street Bridge and they turn around at just before the First Street Bridge. The scene begins with the cars entering the river bed through the access tunnel beneath the Sixth Street Bridge on the west bank.

Paramount Pictures - Randal Kleiser Director

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Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Los Angeles River on Fourth Street in Los Angeles
Location
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1930 seismic retrofit in 1995
Builders
- Fisher, Ross, MacDonald, & Kahn
- Merrill Butler
Railroads
- Los Angeles Railway (LARy)
- Streetcar
Design
Open-spandrel concrete arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 278.9 ft.
Total length: 1,837.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.04167, -118.22694   (decimal degrees)
34°02'30" N, 118°13'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/386746/3767454 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Los Angeles
Inventory numbers
CA 53C-44 (California bridge number)
BH 10976 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2014)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 70.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
31,000

Update Log 

  • September 4, 2014: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • January 13, 2011: New Street View added by David Kimbrough
  • December 28, 2010: New video from David Kimbrough
  • December 27, 2010: New video from David Kimbrough
  • December 25, 2010: New photo from David Kimbrough
  • December 2, 2010: New photo from David Kimbrough
  • November 26, 2010: New photos from David Kimbrough
  • January 3, 2009: New photo from David Kimbrough
  • December 21, 2008: New photo from David Kimbrough
  • December 19, 2008: New photo from David Kimbrough
  • December 18, 2008: New photo from David Kimbrough
  • November 3, 2008: New photo from David Kimbrough
  • September 16, 2008: Updated by David Kimbrough
  • May 11, 2008: Updated by David Kimbrough
  • May 1, 2008: Updated by David Kimbrough

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Sources 

  • David Kimbrough - kimbrough-photo [at] charter [dot] net
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Fourth Street over the Los Angeles River
Posted March 12, 2009, by Joe Linton (linton [dot] joe [at] gmail [dot] com)

the photo is showing the First Street Bridge, not the Fourth Street Bridge.