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Donner Pass Road Bridge

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Donner Pass Road Bridge

Donner Pass Road Bridge.

Photo taken by Larry Matthews in Spring 2007.

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BH Photo #111881

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Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Donner Summit on Donner Pass Road
Location
Nevada County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1924; rehabilitated 1996
Builder
- Harlan D. Miller of Oakland, California (Bridge Engineer)
Design
Open-spandrel concrete arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 117.1 ft.
Total length: 241.2 ft.
Deck width: 24.3 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
The Rainbow Bridge and the Donner Memorial Bridge.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.31954, -120.31902   (decimal degrees)
39°19'10" N, 120°19'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/731119/4355665 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Norden
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
552
Inventory numbers
CA 17C-52 (California bridge number)
BH 11222 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 73.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • February 19, 2018: New photo from Mark Noyes
  • July 14, 2013: New photo from Brian Smith
  • June 22, 2013: New photos from Mike Lynch
  • February 11, 2013: New photo from Larry Matthews
  • December 30, 2012: New photo from Bill Culp
  • July 28, 2012: New photos from Brian Smith
  • October 31, 2010: New photo from Craig Philpott
  • May 30, 2010: New photo from Craig Philpott
  • March 16, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: Added streetview
  • July 31, 2009: New photo from Craig Philpott
  • April 7, 2008: Updated by James Baughn
  • March 30, 2008: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added Bridge to "Lincoln Highway" Category
  • March 28, 2008: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added bridge to the "Curved" category
  • February 27, 2008: New photos from J.R. Manning
  • February 18, 2008: New photo from Larry Matthews

Sources 

  • Larry Matthews
  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Brian Smith - casigns28 [at] outlook [dot] com
  • Bill Culp
  • Mike Lynch - lynch3212 [at] wavecable [dot] com
  • Mark Noyes - kin2all [at] yahoo [dot] com