Photo taken by Craig Philpott in May 2010
Pohono Bridge exemplifies the National Park Service "rustic style" of architecture through its use of a stone veneer to conceal its reinforced concrete substructure.
-- Historic American Engineering Record
- Concrete arch bridge over Merced River on Valley Loop Road
- Mariposa County, California
- Open to traffic
- Built 1928
- - George D. Whittle (Engineer - Buearu of Public Roads)
- Rocca and Caletti (Contractor)
- Closed-spandrel arch
Length of largest span: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 131.9 ft.
Deck width: 26.9 ft.
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +37.71648, -119.66612 (decimal degrees)
37°42'59" N, 119°39'58" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 11/265002/4177704 (zone/easting/northing)
- USGS topographic map
- El Capitan
- Inventory number
- BH 11102 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection (as of 06/1998)
- Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 46.4 (out of 100)
- Average daily traffic (as of 1998)
- February 1, 2012: HAER photos posted by Michael Goff
- Craig Philpott - cphilpott [at] puc [dot] edu
- HAER CA-90 - Pohono Bridge, Spanning Merced River on Yosemite Valley Road, Yosemite Village, Mariposa County, CA