Rating:
2 votes

Ponderosa Way Bridge #1

Photos 

Ponderosa Rd bridge

Photo taken looking SW from N side, American River.

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in June 2008

BH Photo #143974

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over North Fork American River on Ponderosa Way
Location
Placer County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1935
Builder
- Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)
Design
Parker pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 129.9 ft.
Total length: 222.1 ft.
Deck width: 11.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.00000, -120.94000   (decimal degrees)
39°00'00" N, 120°56'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/678387/4318795 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Greenwood
Inventory numbers
CA 19P-5 (California bridge number)
BH 11252 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2014)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 54.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
50

Update Log 

  • September 4, 2016: New photos from Debra Rheinlander
  • October 16, 2015: Updated by Erik Hoffman: Fixed road name.
  • June 16, 2015: Updated by Erik Hoffman: New photos added by Erik Hoffman
  • March 11, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: Added street view
  • July 31, 2009: New photo from Craig Philpott

Sources 

Comments 

Ponderosa Road Bridge
Posted January 5, 2014, by Mark Noyes

For more information about who built this bridge and road follow this link- http://livingnewdeal.berkeley.edu/projects/ponderosa-way-ca/