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Wildcat Creek Bridge

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PCH Wildcat Creek Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2008

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BH Photo #134974

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Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Wildcat Creek on CA 1
Location
Monterey County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1933
Design
Closed-spandrel concrete arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 57.1 ft.
Total length: 165.0 ft.
Deck width: 34.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.49771, -121.93596   (decimal degrees)
36°29'52" N, 121°56'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/595295/4039680 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Soberanes Point
Inventory numbers
CA 44-16 (California bridge number)
BH 11186 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 71.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
14,200

Update Log 

  • October 2, 2014: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • January 16, 2011: New photos from Craig Philpott
  • December 16, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: Corrected location
  • March 6, 2009: New photos from C Hanchey

Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Wildcat Creek Bridge
Posted January 16, 2011, by Craig Philpott (cphilpott [at] puc [dot] edu)

This bridge is the only significant concrete arch bridge on the Monterey Coast that is a closed spandrel design. Also of interest is the arch shape which is a "pointed arch" or "gothic" design.