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Auburn Road Bridge


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Lost pony truss bridge over Wolf Creek on Auburn Road
Nevada County, California
No longer exists
Built 1915; replaced 2004
Pony truss
Length of largest span: 65.9 ft.
Total length: 67.9 ft.
Deck width: 10.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.15543, -121.07818   (decimal degrees)
39°09'20" N, 121°04'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/666055/4335784 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Grass Valley
Inventory numbers
CA 17C-20 (California bridge number)
BH 11219 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 18, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: corrected location
  • March 16, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: Added street view



Auburn Road Bridge
Posted March 9, 2011, by Dai Meagher, CPA (DaiMeagher [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge has been gifted by the Nevada County (California) Board of Supervisors on March 8 2011 (resolution 11-101) to Mr. James Grill of Nevada County. The bridge is to be re-assembled on Mr. Grill's private property in Nevada County by March 30, 2012.

Mr. Doug Farrell, Director of Public Works can provide additional information. His office phone is (530) 265-1411. His office fax is (530) 265-9849. His email address is: Doug.Farrell@co.nevada.ca.us

In the unlikely event that Mr. Grill is unable to erect the bridge, it will return to the Public Works Department of Nevada County. At that point, scraping the bridge would reportedly be permitted by current California law.