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Polaris Arch Bridge

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Overview
Lost concrete arch bridge over Truckee River on Glenshire Drive in Truckee
Location
Nevada County, California
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1925; replaced 2001
Builder
- Harlan D. Miller of Oakland, California (Bridge Engineer)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.1 ft.
Total length: 397.0 ft.
Deck width: 21.3 ft.
Also called
Polaris Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.35323, -120.12306   (decimal degrees)
39°21'12" N, 120°07'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/747896/4359924 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Martis Peak
Inventory numbers
CA 17C-44 (California bridge number)
BH 11228 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2006)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 99.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1981)
981

Update Log 

  • May 16, 2015: Updated by Luke: Name change
  • April 9, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: corrected gps

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