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Yosemite Creek Bridge

Photos 

View Of West End Of Bridge Showing Substructure Detail

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #224419

Map 

Street View 

Description 

The Yosemite Creek Bridge is the oldest of the stone-faced concrete arch bridges in Yosemite National Park. The "rustic style" bridge is designed to blend into its setting near the base of Yosemite Falls, the tallest waterfall in North America.

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Yosemite Creek on Valley Loop Road in Yosemite Valley
Location
Yosemite Valley, Mariposa County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1922
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 47.9 ft.
Total length: 74.2 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.74528, -119.59528   (decimal degrees)
37°44'43" N, 119°35'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/271335/4180725 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Half Dome
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
1,500
Inventory number
BH 11117 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2016)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 45.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • February 2, 2012: HAER photos posted by Michael Goff
  • May 9, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: Corrected name

Sources 

  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • HAER CA-102 - Yosemite Creek Bridge, Spanning Yosemite Creek on Northside Drive, Yosemite Village, Mariposa County, CA
  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com