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North Fork Bridge

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North Fork Bridge Placer Co, CA

Photo taken by Craig Philpott

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BH Photo #209622

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Curved deck truss bridge over North Fork of Middle Fork of American River on FDR 96-Mosquito Ridge Road
Location
Placer County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1946
Design
Steel Warren Deck truss with cantilevered elements
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 84.0 ft.
Total length: 492.8 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Also called
North Fork of the Middle Fork American River Bridge
Mosquito Ridge Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.02403, -120.72063   (decimal degrees)
39°01'27" N, 120°43'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/697318/4321915 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Michigan Bluff
Elevation
1388 ft. above sea level
Average daily traffic
50
Inventory number
BH 11250 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2016)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 98 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • July 15, 2013: New photos from Mike Lynch
  • August 19, 2011: Updated by Craig Philpott: added photos, elevation data
  • August 17, 2011: Updated by Craig Philpott: corrected location

Sources 

  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Mike Lynch - lynch3212 [at] wavecable [dot] com

Comments 

North Fork Bridge, sufficiency rating
Posted November 22, 2011, by Craig Philpott (cphilpott [at] puc [dot] edu)

Visited this bridge and photographed, summer 2011. Bridge is still original structure.