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Belden Town Road Bridge

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Belden Town Bridge HWY 70

Looking WSW.

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in March 2010

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BH Photo #157274

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over North Fork Feather River on Belden Town Road
Location
Plumas County, California
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Bridge to be repainted and rehabilitated.
History
Built 1912
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Design
Pratt Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 104.0 ft.
Total length: 212.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.4 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.00652, -121.24943   (decimal degrees)
40°00'23" N, 121°14'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/649418/4429948 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Caribou
Elevation
2251 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
CA 9C-42 (California bridge number)
CA 09C-42 (California bridge number)
BH 11259 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2015)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 65.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
200

Update Log 

  • September 5, 2016: New photo from Craig Philpott
  • June 11, 2016: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "5-panel truss"
  • June 23, 2013: New photo from Larry Matthews
  • May 21, 2013: Updated by Nathan Holth: Bridge to be rehabilitated.
  • March 25, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: Added bridge builder info
  • March 6, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: Added photos, corrected GPS data, elevation

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Comments 

Belden Town Road Bridge
Posted January 5, 2013, by Roy Buck (roybuck [at] msn [dot] com)

The Pacific Crest Trail is routed across this bridge.