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York Boulevard Bridge

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Photo taken by David Kimbrough

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Description 

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.

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Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over I-110 on York Blvd. in Los Angeles
Location
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
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.
History
Wooden Trolley Bridge 1890, Concrete Arch Built 1912
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 96.1 ft.
Total length: 683.1 ft.
Recognition
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
11/391479/3775347 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Los Angeles
Inventory numbers
CA 53-121 (California bridge number)
BH 11066 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2015)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 91.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
16,000

Update Log 

  • July 8, 2015: New photos from Michael Shulman
  • 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
  • June 6, 2008: Updated by David Kimbrough
  • May 11, 2008: This is one bridge instead of two

Sources 

  • David Kimbrough - kimbrough-photo [at] charter [dot] net
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • Michael Shulman - mikeifish [at] aol [dot] com

Comments 

York Blvd. over the Arroyo Seco
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.