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North Fork American River Bridge

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North Fork American River Bridge

Photo taken by Brian Smith in June 2012

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BH Photo #234486

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Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over North Fork American River on CA 49
Location
Placer County, California, and El Dorado County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built in 1965, this is the fourth highway bridge at this location
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Design
Deck plate girder bridge.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 106.1 ft.
Deck width: 10.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.91479, -121.04027   (decimal degrees)
38°54'53" N, 121°02'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/669907/4309147 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Auburn
Inventory number
BH 52810 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 17, 2013: New photo from Mike Lynch
  • July 3, 2012: Added by Brian Smith

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North Fork American River Bridge - Hwy 49
Posted July 4, 2012, by mike Lynch (lynch3212 [at] wavecable [dot] com)

Great Job...looking forward to those historical photos.

Here is one from 1946.

Mike