This is one of the oldest bridges in Los Angeles County. Originally a wooden trolly bridge, it was later upgraded to concrete in 1912. It is currently considered obsolete and is scheduled for renovation by the city.
The bridge is scheduled for renovation in 2012 - 2014. This project will improve and revise the existing bridge deck by removing one traffic lane and restoring historic pylons and original railings. Additional improvements will include crack repair and installation of new guard rails.
Wooden Trolley Bridge 1890, Concrete Arch Built 1912
Length of largest span: 96.1 ft.
Total length: 683.1 ft.
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.11333, -118.17667(decimal degrees) 34°06'48" N, 118°10'36" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
USGS topographic map
CA 53-121 (California bridge number)
BH 11066 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2011)
Deck condition rating: Fair(5 out of 9) Superstructure condition rating: Fair(5 out of 9) Substructure condition rating: Good(7 out of 9) Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 78.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
July 25, 2012: New photo from David Kimbrough
January 22, 2011: New photo from David Kimbrough
January 8, 2011: New photos from David Kimbrough
January 2, 2011: New Street View added by David Kimbrough
December 16, 2010: New photo from David Kimbrough
February 11, 2010: Updated by David Kimbrough: The City's renovation plans.
January 3, 2009: New photo from David Kimbrough
December 19, 2008: New photos from David Kimbrough
Posted May 27, 2011, by Gloria Scott (Gloria [dot] Scott [at] dot [dot] ca [dot] gov)
This bridges was listed in the National Register of Historic Places because it is a contributing feature of the Arroyo Seco Parkway Historic District, which was listed in the National Register on on February 4, 2011.