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Confusion Hill Bypass Bridge South

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Confusion Hill bridge south

Looking west from old alignment Hwy 101

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in September 2009

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BH Photo #146803

Map 

Website with construction history 

Submitted by Craig Philpott

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Confusion_Hill_Bridges

Facts 

Overview
Post-tensioned concrete box girder bridge over South Fork Eel River on US 101
Location
Mendocino County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 2009 to replace landside prone hillside and viaduct
Builders
- FINLEY Engineering Group of Tallahassee, Florida
- MCM Construction Inc. of Sacramento, California
Design
Concrete box girder which utilized cantilever construction methods.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 571.0 ft.
Total length: 1,395.0 ft.
Deck width: 43.0 ft.
Also called
South Fork Eel River Bridge
Mignon Stoddard Lilley Bridge (official name)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.92088, -123.76359   (decimal degrees)
39°55'15" N, 123°45'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/434744/4419254 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Piercy
Elevation
745 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 43427 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 2, 2017: Corrected official name
  • May 15, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: corrected location
  • September 30, 2009: Essay added by Craig Philpott

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