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Tenaya Creek Bridge

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Photos 

View North Along Tenaya Creek At East Face Of Bridge

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

Map 

Description 

Like other road bridges in Yosemite Valley, the Tenaya Creek Bridge exemplifies the National Park Service "rustic style" of architecture through its use of a stone veneer to conceal its reinforced concrete construction.

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Tenaya Creek on Trail
Location
Mariposa County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1928
Builders
- George D. Whittle (Engineer - Buearu of Public Roads)
- Rocca & Caletti of San Francisco, California. (Contractor)
Design
Closed spandrel arch with stone facade
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 56.8 ft.
Total length: 95.0 ft.
Deck width: 42.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.74190, -119.55803   (decimal degrees)
37°44'31" N, 119°33'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/274607/4180259 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Half Dome
Inventory number
BH 11115 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 2, 2012: HAER photos posted by Michael Goff

Sources 

  • HAER CA-98 - Tenaya Creek Bridge, Spanning Tenaya Creek on Mirror Lake Road, Yosemite Village, Mariposa County, CA