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Originial Lagunitas Road Bridge

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Originial Lagunitas Road Bridge in 1980

Photo taken by Caltrans in 1980

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BH Photo #309399

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Description 

Lagunitas Road Bridge (27C0071), built in 1909, was a reinforced-concrete T-Beam bridge and featured reinforced-concrete railings with a rectangular window design and electroliers with ornate detailing. The bridge was eligible for listing on the National Register at the state level of significance as a contributing element of the Ross Bridges Historic District. The district is eligible under Criterion C as a cluster of work completed by master bridge designer John B. Leonard. The bridges in the district formed important links in a transportation network and represent an innovative material (reinforced concrete) and design. The period of significance is 1909. Lagunitas Road Bridge was demolished in 2010 and the replacement bridge (27C0160) completed in 2011.

Facts 

Overview
Lagunitas Road Bridge over Corte Madera Creek in Ross, California.
Location
Ross, Marin County, California
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1909; Replaced in 2010
Builder
- John B. Leonard of Union City, Michigan
Dimensions
Total length: 78.1 ft.
Also called
Lagunitas Rd Bridge
Corte Madera Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.96242, -122.55643   (decimal degrees)
37°57'45" N, 122°33'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/538964/4201737 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
San Rafael
Inventory numbers
CA 27C0071 (California bridge number)
BH 64356 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 1, 2014: New Street View added by Dallam Oliver-Lee

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