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Avenue 26 Bridge

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Avenue 26 Looking South from the Invert

Photo taken by David Kimbrough

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Description 

The city is proposing widening and conducting a seismic retrofit, pending availability of local funding.

http://boe.lacity.org/uprs/report/ProjectInfoReport.cfm?k=12...

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Arroyo Seco Channel on Avenue 26 in Los Angeles
Location
Glassel Park, California, Los Angeles County, California
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
This project will widen the bridge deck by 16 feet. it also involves the construction of new ornamental railings and installation of new bridge guardrails. The bridge will be seismically strengthened to meet the latest California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) seismic requirements.
History
Built 1939
Design
Open-spandrel concrete arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 141.1 ft.
Deck width: 44.6 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.08333, -118.21833   (decimal degrees)
34°04'60" N, 118°13'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/387596/3772065 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Los Angeles
Inventory numbers
CA 53C-1875 (California bridge number)
BH 10945 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2011)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 74.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
32,700

Update Log 

  • October 13, 2011: New photo from David Kimbrough
  • January 8, 2011: New Street View added by David Kimbrough
  • December 18, 2010: New photo from David Kimbrough
  • December 14, 2010: New photo from David Kimbrough
  • January 13, 2010: Updated by David Kimbrough: Future Prospects Updated
  • January 9, 2009: New photo from David Kimbrough
  • December 21, 2008: New photo from David Kimbrough
  • September 16, 2008: Updated by David Kimbrough
  • May 23, 2008: New photo from David Kimbrough
  • May 1, 2008: New photos from David Kimbrough

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