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Port Wine Steel Bridge

Photos 

Port Wine Road Bridge 1

Looking North

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in August 2010

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BH Photo #173464

Map 

Description 

Riveted connection Pratt through truss with wood deck, spanning overflow channel of Slate Creek.

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Slate Creek on Port Wine Road South of La Porte
Location
Plumas County, California, and Sierra County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1910
Builder
- George Brandt (Builder)
Design
Riveted Pratt through truss with wood deck
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.0 ft.
Total length: 123.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.5 ft.
Also called
Queen City Steel Bridge
Port Wine Bridge #1
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.66161, -120.96432   (decimal degrees)
39°39'42" N, 120°57'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/674626/4392181 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
La Porte
Elevation
4151 ft. above sea level
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
50
Inventory numbers
CA 9C-14 (California bridge number)
CA 09C-14 (California bridge number)
BH 11274 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 27.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • August 20, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Riveted"
  • November 22, 2011: Updated by Craig Philpott: refined location
  • August 22, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: added details and photos

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