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Wawona Covered Bridge (duplicate) 05-22-01

Photo 

05 22 01

Photo taken by Jack Schmidt May 16, 2003

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BH Photo #273618

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over South Fork Merced River on Wawona Service Road in Yosemite National Park
Location
Mariposa County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1922; damaged by flooding 1997, rebuilt and reopened 2007
Design
Duplicate bridge
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 106.0 ft.
Total length: 132.9 ft.
Deck width: 9.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.6 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.54000, -119.65333   (decimal degrees)
37°32'24" N, 119°39'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/265575/4158087 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wawona
Inventory numbers
CA 40U-38 (California bridge number)
BH 11110 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 5, 2013: Updated by Craig Philpott: duplicate bridge
  • June 19, 2008: Updated by Max Johnson

Sources 

  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net

Comments 

South Fork Merced River Bridge
Posted June 19, 2008, by Scott Kruse (s_kruse [at] mac [dot] com)

Bridge damaged by 2 January 1997 runoff. Rebuilt by National Park Service effective 2007.