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Echo Park Lake Bridge

Photos 

The North East View from the west Abutment

Possibly the Oldest Bridge in Los Angeles County

www.bridges-of-los-angeles-county.com

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BH Photo #114275

Map 

Video 

Echo Park Bridge in "Chinatown"

At 0:30 you can see the Echo Park Lake bridge.

Paramount Pictures, Directed by Roman Polanski

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Description 

Howe deck truss with wood deck and rails, rehabilitated 2006.

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Echo Park Lake in Los Angeles
Location
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California
Status
Re-Opened 2006, after being closed to all traffic
History
Original Built 1896, lost unknown year, replaced unknown year
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.07463, -118.26011   (decimal degrees)
34°04'29" N, 118°15'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/383729/3771146 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hollywood
Inventory number
BH 36616 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 15, 2019: New photos from David Kimbrough
  • January 3, 2011: New video from David Kimbrough
  • December 27, 2010: New photos from David Kimbrough
  • December 12, 2010: New photo from David Kimbrough
  • February 21, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: Corrected GPS data and design
  • June 6, 2008: Updated by David Kimbrough
  • May 16, 2008: Added by David Kimbrough

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Comments 

Echo Park Lake Bridge
Posted September 27, 2018, by Ee (Lbdougher [at] gmail [dot] com)

Tell when the struts were switched out. It appears to have 3 different presentations/looks Thur the years