Top Ranked California Bridges

Van Duzen River Bridge (Old) (Humboldt County, California)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Van Duzen River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1901; Replaced 1925
SP/PE - West Basin Bascule Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Rated 99% with 3 votes
Lost Warren through truss bascule bridge over West Basin/Turning Basin on Pacific Electric Railway/Southern Pacific Railroad
Removed
Built 1912; Removed 1955
Hardin Road Bridge (Napa County, California)
Rated 99% with 3 votes
Stone arch bridge over Maxwell Creek on Hardin Road
Open to traffic
Built 1909
Oak Knoll Avenue Bridge (Napa County, California)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over Napa River Overflow on Oak Knoll Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1910
Bridgeport Covered Bridge 05-29-01 (Nevada County, California)
Rated 99% with 3 votes
Covered bridge over South Fork Yuba River on Pleasant Valley Road in South Yuba State Park
Closed to all traffic as of October 21, 2011
Built 1862 by the Virginia Turnpike Co.; closed to traffic in 1973
E. Bidwell Street Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Willow Creek on E Bidwell Street in Folsom
Open to traffic
Built 1930; rehabilitated 1986
Burleigh Murray Ranch State Park Bridge (San Mateo County, California)
Rated 99% with 3 votes
Stone arch bridge over Mills Creek
Abandoned in place, completely overgrown with brush
Built 1894, replacing a washed-out bridge of the same type
Sundial Bridge (Shasta County, California)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Sundial Cantilever spar cable-stayed bridge over Sacramento River.
Open to pedestrians
Built 2004
Van Duzen River Bridge (Humboldt County, California)
Rated 98% with 6 votes
Concrete through arch bridge over Van Duzen River on Abandoned CA-36
Open to pedestrians
Built 1925, Abandoned 1985
Laytonville - Dos Rios Bridge (Mendocino County, California)
Rated 98% with 4 votes
Deck truss bridge over Burger Creek on Laytonville - Dos Rios Road
Open to traffic
Built 1888
Cholame Road Bridge (Monterey County, California)
Rated 98% with 2 votes
Pratt Through truss bridge over Little Cholame Creek on Cholame Road
Open to traffic
Built 1910
Pope Street Bridge (Napa County, California)
Rated 98% with 4 votes
Three-span stone arch bridge over Napa River on Pope Street in Saint Helena
Open to traffic
Built 1894
Hooker Creek Bridge (Sonoma County, California)
Rated 98% with 4 votes
Stone arch bridge over Hooker Creek on CA 12
Open to traffic
; rehabilitated 1924
San Andreas Creek Bridge (Calaveras County, California)
Rated 97% with 2 votes
Concrete arch bridge over San Andreas Creek on Main Street in San Andreas
Open to traffic
Built 1914
Gualala Road Bridge (Mendocino County, California)
Rated 97% with 4 votes
Pratt Through truss bridge over North Fork Gualala River on Gualala Road
Open to traffic
Built in this location 1940
Capell Creek Bridge (Napa County, California)
Rated 97% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over Capell Creek on CA 121
Open to traffic
Built 1907; rehabilitated, widened, 1959
Chiles-Pope Valley Road Bridge (Napa County, California)
Rated 97% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over Chiles Creek on Chiles-Pope Vly Road
Open to traffic
Built 1910, rehabilitated unknown date
Diamond Mountain Creek Bridge (Napa County, California)
Rated 97% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over Diamond Mountain Creek on CA 29
Open to traffic
Built 1905; rehabilitated 1988
Napa Creek Bridge (Napa County, California)
Rated 97% with 3 votes
Stone arch bridge over Napa Creek on Pearl Street in Napa
Open to traffic
Built 1920
Old Sonoma Road Bridge (Napa County, California)
Rated 97% with 3 votes
Stone arch bridge over Carneros Creek on Old Sonoma Road in Napa
Open to traffic
Built 1896; rehabilitated 1914
No-Hands Bridge (Placer County, California)
Rated 97% with 3 votes
Closed-spandrel Reinforced concrete arch bridge over North Fork American River
Open to pedestrians & horses
Built 1912,
Manthey Road Bridge (San Joaquin County, California)
Rated 97% with 2 votes
Parker through truss bridge over San Joaquin River on Manthey Road in Lathrop
Open to traffic
Built 1926
Old Hwy 58 Salinas River Bridge (San Luis Obispo County, California)
Rated 97% with 2 votes
Parker through truss bridge over Salinas River on Old Highway 58
Open to bicycles and pedestrians only
Built 1914
Quartz Valley Road Bridge (Siskiyou County, California)
Rated 97% with 2 votes
Relocated pony truss bridge over Lower Shackleford Creek on Quartz Valley Road
Replaced by a new pony truss bridge and moved to a nearby field.
Built 1935, replaced in 2005 and moved to a nearby field.
Miner Slough Bridge (Solano County, California)
Rated 97% with 2 votes
Swing bridge over Miner Slough on CA 84
Open to traffic
Built 1933; rehabilitated 1953
Bucks Bar Road Bridge (El Dorado County, California)
Rated 96% with 3 votes
Concrete arch bridge over North Fork Cosumnes River on Bucks Bar Road
Open to traffic
Built 1940
Old Topanga Road Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Rated 96% with 2 votes
Wooden bridge over Old Topanga Creek on Old Topanga Road in Los Angeles
Open to traffic
Built 1927; rehabilitated 1960
Mount Wilson Toll Road Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Rated 96% with 2 votes
Concrete stringer bridge over Eaton Canyon Wash on Mt. Wilson Toll Road in Angeles National Forrest
Closed to all traffic
Built by The Pasadena and Mount Wilson Toll Road Company 1891, Replaced by the Nat'l Forrest Service, Date unknown
Hill Road Bridge (Mendocino County, California)
Rated 96% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Mill Creek on Hill Road
Open to traffic
Built 1925
Putah Creek Bridge (Napa County, California)
Rated 96% with 6 votes
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Putah Creek
Lost submerged intact
Built 1896, covered by Lake Berryessa 1957
Donner Pass Road Bridge (Nevada County, California)
Rated 96% with 3 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Donner Summit on Donner Pass Road
Open to traffic
Built 1924; rehabilitated 1996
Purdon Crossing Bridge (Nevada County, California)
Rated 96% with 7 votes
Pratt half through through truss bridge over South Yuba River on Purdon Road
Open to traffic
Built 1889, rehabilitated 2013
West Lilac Road Bridge (San Diego County, California)
Rated 96% with 2 votes
Beam bridge over Route 15 on West Lilac Road
Open to traffic
Built 1978
Doyle Drive Bridge (San Francisco County, California)
Rated 96% with 2 votes
Deck truss bridge over N1-N101, Lincoln, Crissy on US HIGHWAY 101
Demolished 2012-2013.
Built 1936; rehabilitated 1939, replaced 2012-2013
Old Elkhorn Ave Bridge (Fresno County, California)
Rated 95% with 2 votes
Concrete pony arch bridge over Fresno Slough on an old alignment of Elkhorn Ave
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1916;
Fernbridge (Humboldt County, California)
Rated 95% with 4 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Eel River on CA 211
Open to traffic
Built 1911; rehabilitated 1918
Geneva Street Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Rated 95% with 3 votes
Pony truss bridge over Verdugo Wash on Geneva Street in Glendale
Open to traffic
Built 1938
Russian Gulch Bridge (Mendocino County, California)
Rated 95% with 2 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Russian Gulch on CA 1
Open to traffic
Built 1939
Sulphur Creek Bridge (Napa County, California)
Rated 95% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over Sulphur Creek on Pope Street in Saint Helena
Open to traffic
Built 1908; rehabilitated 1950
City Creek Bridge (abandoned) (San Bernardino County, California)
Rated 95% with 2 votes
Pratt deck truss bridge over City Creek on Hwy 330
Closed to all traffic
Unknown history replaced by bridge built in 1948.
Bear Valley Dam Bridge (San Bernardino County, California)
Rated 95% with 2 votes
Lost Concrete Tee beam bridge over Big Bear Dam on Road Hwy 18/ Big Bear Blvd
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1924; Replaced 2011
First Avenue Bridge (San Diego County, California)
Rated 95% with 3 votes
Steel arch bridge over Maple Canyon on First Avenue in San Diego
Open to traffic
Built 1931
PIR - Goat Canyon Trestle (San Diego County, California)
Rated 95% with 5 votes
Timber stringer bridge over Goat Canyon on Pacific Imperial Railroad (PIR)
Open to traffic
San Francisco Bay Toll-Bridge (San Mateo County, California)
Rated 95% with 2 votes
Lost Through truss bridge over San Francisco Bay on CA Route 92 San Mateo Toll Road
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1929; Replaced 1968; West Lift tower and two remaining spans were demolished in 1984
Olinda Creek Bridge (Shasta County, California)
Rated 95% with 3 votes
Abandoned concrete pony/through girder bridge over Former Olinda Creek Streambed on Old Olinda Road Alignment in Anderson
Abandoned
Canyon Creek Road Bridge (Siskiyou County, California)
Rated 95% with 2 votes
Suspension bridge over Scott River on Canyon Creek Road
Open to traffic
Built 1938, rehabilitated 1998
Devil's Corral Highway Bridge (Lassen County, California)
Rated 94% with 3 votes
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Susan River on "Formerly Lassen Volcanic Highway" & Hwy 36 until replaced by a downstream bridge and reallignment of Hwy 36 in 1965.
Open to pedestrians only, access is from Korver Road, 1/2 mile north of Hwy 36. Upper deck top of bridge in poor shape.
Build in 1923 by the California Highway Commission, Bypassed in 1965.
Fine Gold Creek Bridge (Madera County, California)
Rated 94% with 3 votes
Bridge over Fine Gold Creek on County Road 200
Open to pedestrians
Edwards Crossing Bridge (Nevada County, California)
Rated 94% with 4 votes
Steel arch bridge over South Yuba River on Bloomfield Road
Open to traffic
Built 1904 by the American Bridge Co.
Orangevale Avenue Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
Rated 94% with 4 votes
Concrete open spandral arch bridge over Gold Creek on Orangevale Avenue in Folsom
Bridge is now open
Built 1915
Red Rock Bridge (San Bernardino County, California)
Rated 94% with 2 votes
Lost Through truss bridge over Colorado River on US 66
Replaced by new I-40 bridge
Built in 1890 as RR bridge, converted to car bridge 1947, Replaced 1966, Demolished 1978.
Cold Spring Canyon Bridge (Santa Barbara County, California)
Rated 94% with 2 votes
Steel arch bridge over Cold Spring Canyon on CA 154
Open to traffic
Built 1963
Knights Ferry Covered Bridge 05-50-01 (Stanislaus County, California)
Rated 94% with 2 votes
Four-span covered bridge over Stanislaus River at Knights Ferry
Open to pedestrians only
Built May 1864; closed to traffic June 1981; rehabilitated 1989
PE - El Prado Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Rated 93% with 2 votes
Concrete tee beam bridge over Torrance Blvd on former Southern Pacific RR (nee-Pacific Electric) in Torrance
Restored 2012, reopened to pedestrians
Built 1913, refurbished/restored 2012
Alexander Avenue Bridge (Marin County, California)
Rated 93% with 2 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Abandoned NWP Railroad on Alexander Avenue in Larkspur
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1926
PE - Santa Ana River Bridge (Santa Ana) (Orange County, California)
Rated 93% with 6 votes
Pegram through truss bridge over Santa Ana River Channel on Pacific Electric Railway
Closed to all traffic
Built 1905; Abandoned 1950; Closed off early 1970s
Yankee Jims Road Bridge (Placer County, California)
Rated 93% with 8 votes
Suspension bridge over North Fork American River on Yankee Jims Road
Open to traffic
Built 1930
Mineral Road Bridge (San Bernardino County, California)
Rated 93% with 4 votes
Steel through arch bridge over Mojave River on Mineral Road
Bypassed.
Built 1928
Pioneer Bridge (Siskiyou County, California)
Rated 93% with 4 votes
Deck truss bridge over Shasta River on CA 263
Open to traffic
Built 1931
Crabtree Road Bridge (Stanislaus County, California)
Rated 93% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Dry Creek on Crabtree Road
Open to traffic
Built 1920
Waldo Road Bridge (Yuba County, California)
Rated 93% with 6 votes
Through truss bridge over Dry Creek on Waldo Road in Spenceville Wildlife Area
Open and crossed, May 2010, after temporary closure in February 2009 due to deteriorating condition.
Built 1901
Bidwell Bar Bridge (Butte County, California)
Rated 92% with 6 votes
Suspension bridge over Middle Fork Feather River on CA 162 in Oroville East
Open to traffic
Built 1965
Bertas Road Bridge 05-12-02 (Humboldt County, California)
Rated 92% with 3 votes
Covered bridge over Elk River on Bertas Road in Pine Hills
Open to traffic
Built 1936; rehabilitated 1972
Zinfandel Lane Bridge (Napa County, California)
Rated 92% with 5 votes
Stone arch bridge over Napa River on Zinfandel Lane
Open to traffic
Built 1913
Iowa Hill bridge (Placer County, California)
Rated 92% with 2 votes
Wire suspension bridge over North Fork American River on Foot traffic only
Open to pedestrians
Built in 1928 by Placer County to replace an earlier wood bridge at the same location. Replaced by Placer County in 1985, but left in place as a pedestrian bridge
Walker Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
Rated 92% with 3 votes
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over American River on pedestrian trail in Folsom
Open to pedestrians
Built in 1893 to replace Ecklon Bridge, replaced by the Rainbow Bridge in 1917 and moved to Siskiyou County to cross Klamath River in the 1930s, relocated back to original site in 1998 and reopened April 2000
Cosumnes River Pedestrian Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
Rated 92% with 3 votes
Timber 3-span continuous Warren through truss bridge over Cosumnes River on Pedestrian Path
Open to pedestrians
Built 2007
Caltrain - Bayview Tunnel (San Francisco County, California)
Rated 92% with 2 votes
Tunnel on Caltrain
Open to traffic
Cottonwood Creek Bridge (Siskiyou County, California)
Rated 92% with 2 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Cottonwood Creek on CR 9K006
Open to traffic
Probably relocated here 1957; rehabilitated 1987
Haupt Creek Bridge (Sonoma County, California)
Rated 92% with 4 votes
Pinned Pratt through truss bridge over Haupt Creek on Stewart Point Skagg Springs Road
Open to traffic
Built 1880, relocated 1909 to Monte Rio, relocated 1937 to this location
Timbuctoo Road Bridge 2 (Yuba County, California)
Rated 92% with 3 votes
Pratt Pony truss bridge over Deep Ravine No. 2 on Timbuctoo Road
Open to traffic
Built 1903
Ponderosa Way Bridge #3 (Amador County, California)
Rated 91% with 3 votes
Abandoned pony truss bridge over North Fork Mokelumne River on former Ponderosa Way
Deck destroyed by fire, abandoned in place. Approach decks, however, are okay except for minor burning.
Durnell Road Bridge (Butte County, California)
Rated 91% with 4 votes
Pin-connected Pratt through truss bridge over Butte Creek on Durnell Road in Durham
Open to traffic
Built 1904
Mt Murphy Road Bridge (El Dorado County, California)
Rated 91% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over South Fork American River on Mt Murphy Road
Open to traffic
Through girder bridge built 1915, 2 center spans destroyed by flooding and truss installed 1931
Old Hwy 50 Bridge (El Dorado County, California)
Rated 91% with 9 votes
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Unnamed tributary South Fork American River on Old Hwy 50
Abandoned
Built during same construction period as original Riverton Bridge nearby.
Spring Mountain Creek Bridge (Napa County, California)
Rated 91% with 4 votes
Deck arch bridge over Spring Mountain Creek on Private Driveway
Open to traffic
MCR - Lake Britton Bridge (Shasta County, California)
Rated 91% with 3 votes
Deck plate girder bridge over Lake Britton on McCloud River Railroad
Closed to traffic
Built 1955
North Fork Feather River Bridge (Butte County, California)
Rated 90% with 4 votes
Steel arch bridge over North Fork Feather River on CA 70
Open to traffic
Built 1932
Richmond - San Rafael Bridge (Contra Costa County, California)
Rated 90% with 2 votes
Double deck cantilever truss bridge over San Pablo Bay on I-580 in Richmond
Open to traffic
Built 1956, Seismic Retrofit Completed 2005
Bartlett Springs Road Bridge (Lake County, California)
Rated 90% with 2 votes
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over North Fork Cache Creek on Bartlett Springs Rd
Derelict/abandoned
South Fork Eel River Bridge (Mendocino County, California)
Rated 90% with 4 votes
Through truss bridge over South Fork Eel River on CA 271
Open to traffic
Built 1917; rehabilitated 1934
Bixby Creek Bridge (Monterey County, California)
Rated 90% with 7 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Bixby Creek on CA 1
Open to traffic
Built 1932
Newcastle Tunnel (Placer County, California)
Rated 90% with 2 votes
Formet Hwy 40 Tunnel under Under hillside and BNSF,Amtrak Railroad on Taylor Rd
Open to traffic
This US Highway 40 tunnel opened in 1932 bypassing the bottleneck in the community of Newcastle.
San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (San Francisco County, California)
Rated 90% with 11 votes
Suspension bridge over San Francisco Bay on I-80 connecting San Francisco, Yerba Buena Island, and Oakland
Open to traffic
Built 1936; rehabilitated 1962; partial collapse 1989; west span siesmic retrofit 2013; east span replaced 2013.
Geysers Road Bridge (Sonoma County, California)
Rated 90% with 3 votes
Pratt Through truss bridge over Big Sulphur Creek on Geysers Road
Open to traffic
Built 1909; rehabilitated 1970
Old Mt. Aukum Road Bridge (El Dorado County, California)
Rated 89% with 3 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Mid Fork Cosumnes River on Mira Pardis Drive
Open to traffic
Built 1924
Auburn-Foresthill Bridge (Placer County, California)
Rated 89% with 6 votes
Deck truss bridge over North Fork American River on Auburn-Foresthill Road in North Auburn
Open to traffic
Built 1972
Ponderosa Way Bridge #1 (Placer County, California)
Rated 89% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over North Fork American River on Ponderosa Way
Open to traffic
Built 1935
Harlan D. Miller Bridge (Shasta County, California)
Rated 89% with 4 votes
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Dog Creek on abandoned U.S. 99 Alignment
Closed to all traffic
Built in 1927 as part of the Pacific Highway (U.S. 99) abandoned when I-5 was constructed through the area.
Leimert Bridge (Alameda County, California)
Rated 88% with 2 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Diamond Canyon in Oakland, California; carries Leimert Boulevard over canyon.
Open to traffic
Built 1926 to promote real estate development on south side of canyon.
Bardees Bar Road Bridge (Butte County, California)
Rated 88% with 2 votes
Abandoned pratt deck truss bridge over North Fork Feather River on Bardees Bar Road
Derelict/abandoned
UP - North Fork Bridge (Butte County, California)
Rated 88% with 3 votes
Open-spandrel arch bridge over North Fork Feather River on Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1957
Main Street Bridge (Calaveras County, California)
Rated 88% with 2 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Angels Creek on Main Street in Murphys
Open to traffic
Built 1909
NWP - Alder Point Bridge (Humboldt County, California)
Rated 88% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Eel River on Northwestern Pacific Railroad (NWP)
Closed to all traffic
Built 1913 by the American Bridge Co.
The Bridge to Nowhere (Los Angeles County, California)
Rated 88% with 4 votes
Open-spandrel arch bridge over East Fork San Gabriel River on San Gabriel Valley-Wrightwood Road
Abandoned
It spans the East Fork of the San Gabriel River and was meant to be part of a road connecting the San Gabriel Valley with Wrightwood. The East Fork Road was washed out during the great flood of March 1-2, 1938 and the bridge was abondoned.
Albion River Bridge (Mendocino County, California)
Rated 88% with 4 votes
Deck truss bridge over Albion River on CA 1
Open to traffic
Built 1944
Dollarhide Road Bridge (Napa County, California)
Rated 88% with 6 votes
Stone arch bridge over Maxwell Creek tributary on Dollarhide Road
Open to traffic
Built 1910
Alvord Lake Bridge (San Francisco County, California)
Rated 88% with 4 votes
Reinforced concrete arch bridge over a pedestrian walkway at Golden Gate Park
Open to traffic
Built 1889 by Ernest L. Ransome
Horse Creek Road Bridge (Siskiyou County, California)
Rated 88% with 2 votes
Suspension bridge over Klamath River on Horse Creek Road
Open to traffic
Built 1930; rehabilitated 1944
East Fork Kaweah River Bridge (Tulare County, California)
Rated 88% with 3 votes
Open spandrel Concrete arch bridge over East Fork Kaweah River on Mineral King Road
Open to traffic
Built 1923
"I" Street Bridge (Yolo County, California)
Rated 88% with 6 votes
Swing bridge over Sacramento River, carries railroad tracks and "I" Street in West Sacramento
Open to traffic
Built 1911
Bridalveil Falls Bridge No. 1 (Mariposa County, California)
Rated 87% with 6 votes
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Bridalveil Creek on Park Path
Open to pedestrians
Built 1913
Old Route 66 Workman Wash Bridge (San Bernardino County, California)
Rated 87% with 3 votes
Stone arch bridge over Workman Wash on Nat Trails Hwy
Open to traffic
Built 1890
PE - Santa Ana River Bridge (San Bernadino) (San Bernardino County, California)
Rated 87% with 3 votes
Lost pratt through truss bridge over Santa Ana River on Pacific Electric Railroad
Demolished in 2012 to make room for the Mountain View Ave extension
Built 1918, Removed 2012
Bridge Street Bridge (San Luis Obispo County, California)
Rated 87% with 6 votes
Pratt Pony truss bridge over Arroyo Grande Creek on Bridge Street in Arroyo Grande
Open to traffic
Built 1908
Fender Ferry Bridge (Shasta County, California)
Rated 87% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over Sacramento River on Fender Ferry
Open to traffic
Built 1934
Nobles' Trail Twin Bridges (Shasta County, California)
Rated 87% with 2 votes
Concrete curved chord through girder bridge over Dry Creek on Nobles Trail Road
Open to pedestrians
Built 1924, Bypassed 1963
Seventh Street Bridge (Stanislaus County, California)
Rated 87% with 5 votes
Deck truss bridge over Tuolumne River on Seventh Street
Open to traffic
Built 1916
UP - Sespe Creek Bridge (Ventura County, California)
Rated 87% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Sespe Creek on Union Pacific Railroad in Fillmore
Open to traffic
Built 1902
Vermont Canyon Road Tunnel (Los Angeles County, California)
Rated 86% with 2 votes
Tunnel under Griffith Park hillside on Vermont Canyon Rd
Open to traffic
NWP - Bellum Boulevard Overpass (Marin County, California)
Rated 86% with 3 votes
Wooden bridge of NWP Railroad over Bellum Blvd. in San Rafael
Bridge is abandoned on RR right of way
Built 1930
Bridalveil Falls Bridge No. 3 (Mariposa County, California)
Rated 86% with 6 votes
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Bridalveil Creek on Park Path
Open to pedestrians
Built 1913
Cuvaison Estate Stone Bridge (Napa County, California)
Rated 86% with 7 votes
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Carneros Creek tributary on abandoned road
Abandoned
Unknown history
Las Pilitas Road Bridge (San Luis Obispo County, California)
Rated 86% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Salinas River on Las Pilitas Road
Closed to vehicles, roadway has been realigned with new bridge
Built 1917
Healdsburg Avenue Bridge (Sonoma County, California)
Rated 86% with 4 votes
Through truss bridge over Russian River on Healdsburg Avenue in Healdsburg
Under construction
Built 1921
NWP - Wingo Lift Bridge (Sonoma County, California)
Rated 86% with 4 votes
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Slough feeding San Pablo Bay on Northwestern Pacific Railroad (NWP)
Open to traffic
Built 1920 by the Toledo Bridge & Crane Co
North Fork Willow Slough Bridge (Yolo County, California)
Rated 86% with 3 votes
Culvert bridge with box span and arch span over North Fork Willow Slough on C.R. #25
Open to traffic
Built 1930
Dinkey Historical Bridge (Fresno County, California)
Rated 85% with 10 votes
Bowstring through truss bridge over Dinkey Creek on an access road in the Dinkey Creek Recreation Area
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1938
South Fork Trinity River Bridge (Humboldt County, California)
Rated 85% with 3 votes
Lost Deck truss bridge over South Fork Trinity River on State Route 299 in Salyer
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1929, Replaced 1988
South Fork Trail - Santa Clara River Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Rated 85% with 4 votes
Parker through truss bridge over Santa Clara River on South Fork Trail in Santa Clarita
Open to pedestrians
Built in 1898 to connect Ventura and Saugus mainly for agricultural freight.
Main Street Bridge (Napa County, California)
Rated 85% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over Napa Creek on Main Street in Napa
Open to traffic
Built 1860; rehabilitated 1985
Soda Creek Bridge (Napa County, California)
Rated 85% with 6 votes
Stone arch bridge over Soda Creek on CA 128
Open to traffic
Built 1910; rehabilitated 1955
Greenback Lane Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
Rated 85% with 3 votes
Open spandrel Concrete arch bridge over American River on Greenback Lane in Folsom
Open to traffic
Built 1917 to replace a truss bridge; rehabilitated 1969
Figueroa Street Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
Rated 85% with 2 votes
Stringer slab bridge over Riley Ravine Creek on Figueroa Street
Open to traffic
Built in 1916 as one of four county constructed concrete bridges in the Folsom Area build by County Survey Drury D. Butler.
Liddell Creek Tunnel (Santa Cruz County, California)
Rated 85% with 5 votes
Bridge over Liddell Creek on Union Pacific Railroad (Nee Southern Pacific) and Ocean Shore Railroad
Open to traffic
Charlie Creek Bridge (Shasta County, California)
Rated 85% with 2 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Charlie Creek on Lake Shore Drive in Lakehead-Lakeshore
Open to traffic
Built 1925, Deck modified for the construction of Shasta Dam circa 1940
Ash Creek Bridge (Siskiyou County, California)
Rated 85% with 3 votes
Baltimore through truss bridge over Klamath River on Klamath River Road
Open to traffic
Built 1901
Bidwell Bar Suspension Bridge (original 1856 bridge) (Butte County, California)
Rated 84% with 5 votes
Relocated suspension bridge formerly over Feather River
Open to pedestrians
Built 1856 using materials transported from Troy, NY; closed to traffic in 1954; relocated 1967
NWP - Corte Madera Drawbridge (Marin County, California)
Rated 84% with 2 votes
Bascule bridge over Corte Madera Creek on abandoned Northwestern and Pacific Railroad in Corte Madera
Closed to all traffic
Section over Sir Francis Drake Boulevard removed in 2003
Blossom Creek Bridge (Napa County, California)
Rated 84% with 3 votes
Stone arch bridge over Blossom Creek on CA 128, no historical elements visible
Open to traffic
Built 1901; rehabilitated 1993
ARZC - Colorado River Bridge (San Bernardino County, California)
Rated 84% with 3 votes
Pennsylvania Through truss bridge over Colorado River on Arizona and California Railroad (ARZC)
Open to rail traffic only
Built 1907
Golden Gate Bridge (San Francisco County, California)
Rated 84% with 34 votes
Suspension bridge over San Francisco Bay on US 101 at San Francisco
Open to traffic
Built 1937
San Roque Canyon Bridge (Santa Barbara County, California)
Rated 84% with 2 votes
Lost Steel arch bridge over San Roque Canyon on CA 192
Replaced by new bridge
Buil 1932, Replaced 1984
San Vicente Creek Tunnel (Santa Cruz County, California)
Rated 84% with 3 votes
Bridge over San Vicente Creek on Union Pacific Railroad (Nee Southern Pacific) and Ocean Shore Railroad
Open to traffic
Lambert Bridge Road Bridge (Sonoma County, California)
Rated 84% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Dry Creek on Lambert Bridge Road
Open to traffic
Built 1915
Carquinez Straits Bridge (1927) (Contra Costa County, California)
Rated 83% with 6 votes
Lost cantilevered through truss bridge over Carquinez Straits on Lincoln Highway, later I-80 Westbound Lanes in Vallejo
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1927; replaced 2003; demolished 2006
Orland Hambright Creek Bridge (Glenn County, California)
Rated 83% with 2 votes
Concrete deck girder bridge over Hambright Creek on Former US 99 West
Open to traffic
Built 1936
Eel River Bridge (Humboldt County, California)
Rated 83% with 4 votes
Cantilevered K type through truss bridge over Eel River & NWP Railroad on CA 283 in Rio Dell
Open to traffic
Built 1941
4th Street Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Rated 83% with 3 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Los Angeles River on Fourth Street in Los Angeles
Open to traffic
Built 1930 seismic retrofit in 1995
6th Street Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Rated 83% with 8 votes
Lost steel arch bridge over Los Angeles River on Sixth Street in Los Angeles
No longer exists
Built 1932; closed to traffic Jan. 27, 2016 with demolition beginning soon after
Mt Vernon Avenue Bridge (San Bernardino County, California)
Rated 83% with 3 votes
Steel stringer bridge over BNSF RR, Amtrak, UP RR,W 3rd St on Mt Vernon Avenue
Open to traffic but with temporary supports on the south end
Built 1934
D Street Bridge (Sonoma County, California)
Rated 83% with 2 votes
Bascule bridge over Petaluma River on D Street in Petaluma
Open to traffic
Built 1933; rehabilitated 1953, rehabilitated 2009.
Cedar Creek Bridge (Mendocino County, California)
Rated 82% with 3 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Cedar Creek on CA 271
Open to traffic
Built 1931
Little Cholame Creek Bridge (Monterey County, California)
Rated 82% with 2 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Little Cholame Creek on Parkfield/Clng Road
Open to traffic
Built 1915
UP - Santa Ana River Viaduct (Riverside County, California)
Rated 82% with 3 votes
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Santa Ana River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1904
Sacramento Northern Bikeway - American River Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
Rated 82% with 2 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over American River on Sacramento Northern Bike Trail
Open to pedestrians
Bello Street Bridge (San Luis Obispo County, California)
Rated 82% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Pismo Creek on Bello Street in Pismo Beach
Closed to all traffic
Built 1913
Bohan Dillon Road Bridge (Sonoma County, California)
Rated 82% with 4 votes
Deck truss bridge over South Fork Gualala River on Bohan Dillon Road
Open to traffic
Built 1950
Dardanelles Bridge (Tuolumne County, California)
Rated 82% with 4 votes
Timber Scissors deck truss bridge over Middle Fork Stanislaus River on California Route 108
Open to pedestrians
Built in 1933 by the firm of M. A. Jenkins and J. W. Hoopes of Sacramento, CA.
Bardsdale Bridge (Ventura County, California)
Rated 82% with 2 votes
Lost Through truss bridge over Santa Clara River on CA 23
Replaced by new bridge
Built 1928 to replace bridge swept away in St. Francis Dam disaster; replaced 1994
HIR - Alamo River Bridge (Imperial County, California)
Rated 81% with 4 votes
Warren deck truss bridge over Alamo River on Holton Interurban Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic
Built 1906 as a wooden trestle, center later replaced with steel deck truss, abandoned 1994
CWR - Jackson Forest Trestle (Mendocino County, California)
Rated 81% with 2 votes
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Tributary gulch South Fork Noyo River on California Western Railroad
Removed
Built in late 1800's for logging railroad, last elements removed during 1980's
Spring Mountain Road Bridge (Napa County, California)
Rated 81% with 3 votes
Stone arch bridge over York Creek on Spring Mountain Road in Saint Helena
Open to traffic
Built 1903; rehabilitated 1935
North Fork Feather River Bridge (Plumas County, California)
Rated 81% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over North Fork Feather River on CA 70 at Rock Creek
Open to traffic
Built 1936
Lake Britton Bridge (Shasta County, California)
Rated 81% with 3 votes
Cantilevered deck truss bridge over Lake Britton on CA 89
Open to traffic
Built 1938, rehabilitated 2010
NWP - Island Mountain Bridge (Trinity County, California)
Rated 81% with 2 votes
Warren through truss bridge over Eel River on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Closed to all traffic
Built 1965
Sites Lodoga Road Bridge (Colusa County, California)
Rated 80% with 3 votes
Abandoned pratt pony truss bridge over Grapevine Creek on Old Sites Lodoga Road
Abandoned
Unknown construction date, bypassed in 1971.
Cesar Chavez Avenue Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Rated 80% with 2 votes
Open spandrel Concrete arch bridge over Los Angeles River on Macy Street in Los Angeles
Open to traffic
Built 1926; Seismic Upgrade 1995
Stanley Lane Bridge One (Napa County, California)
Rated 80% with 2 votes
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Unnamed Creek on Stanley Lane
Open to pedestrians
Built 1906
Elk Creek Road Bridge (Siskiyou County, California)
Rated 80% with 2 votes
Parker through truss bridge over Klamath River on Elk Creek Road
Open to traffic
Built 1953
Chalk Hill Road Bridge (Sonoma County, California)
Rated 80% with 2 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Maacama Creek on Chalk Hill Road
Open to traffic, bridge has significant structural damage
Built 1915
Benbow Bridge (Humboldt County, California)
Rated 79% with 2 votes
Concrete and stone arch bridge over Eel River on Lake Benbow Drive
Open to traffic
Stone road bridge that was built in 1931 as part of the Benbow Inn Resort. Bypassed by a Hwy 101 freeway bridge. Still used but a dead end.
Arroyo Seco River Bridge (Monterey County, California)
Rated 79% with 3 votes
2-span Parker through truss bridge over Arroyo Seco River on Elm Avenue
Open to traffic
Built 1943
Arroyo Hondo Old 101 Bridge (Santa Barbara County, California)
Rated 79% with 4 votes
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Arroyo Honda Creek on U.S. 101
Open to pedestrians
Carried the coast Highway until early 1980's when it was closed to road traffic
Wohler Road Bridge (Sonoma County, California)
Rated 79% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Russian River on Wohler Road
Open to traffic
Built 1921
MET - Dry Creek Bridge (Stanislaus County, California)
Rated 79% with 2 votes
Deck plate girder bridge over Dry Creek on Modesto and Empire Traction Co. (MET)
Open to traffic
Middle Bar Bridge (Calaveras County, California)
Rated 78% with 7 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Mokelumne River on Middle Bar Road
Open to traffic
Built 1912
Douglas Memorial Bridge (Del Norte County, California)
Rated 78% with 3 votes
Lost Open-spandrel arch bridge over Klamath River on old US 101
Destroyed by flood
Built 1926, Destroyed by flooding 1964
Happy Valley Cutoff Road Bridge (El Dorado County, California)
Rated 78% with 3 votes
Deck truss bridge over Camp Creek on Happy Valley Road
Open to traffic
Built or relocated here in 1930
Cascade Creek Bridge (Mariposa County, California)
Rated 78% with 3 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Cascade Creek on Big Oak Flat Road
Open to traffic
Built 1939
Knoxville Road Bridge (abandoned) (Napa County, California)
Rated 78% with 2 votes
Abandoned closed-spandrel arch bridge over Tributary Eticuera Creek
Abandoned
Nelson Creek Bridge (Plumas County, California)
Rated 78% with 2 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Nelson Creek on Old Quincy La Porte Road
Open to pedestrians
Built 1890
Old Trails Arch Bridge (San Bernardino County, California)
Rated 78% with 10 votes
Steel arch bridge over Colorado River carrying a pipeline (formerly carried US 66)
Closed to all traffic
Completed Feb. 20, 1916; traffic diverted May 21, 1947; bridge converted to carry natural gas pipeline
East Napa Street Bridge (Sonoma County, California)
Rated 78% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over Nathanson Creek on East Napa Street
Open to traffic
Built 1908, rehabilitated, widened, 1934
Tower Bridge (Yolo County, California)
Rated 78% with 5 votes
Vertical lift bridge over Sacramento River on CA 275 in West Sacramento
Open to traffic
Built 1934 by George Pollock & Company; Trolley tracks removed from median and converted to vehiclular lanes in 1963
Pike City Road Bridge (Yuba County, California)
Rated 78% with 2 votes
Warren pony truss bridge over Oregon Creek on Pike City Road
Open to traffic
Stanley Lane Bridge Three (Napa County, California)
Rated 77% with 2 votes
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Unnamed Creek on Stanley Lane
Open to pedestrians
Greenspot Road Bridge (San Bernardino County, California)
Rated 77% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Santa Ana River on Greenspot Road in Highland
Open to traffic
Built 1912
Rockfield Bridge (San Bernardino County, California)
Rated 77% with 2 votes
Baltimore variant through truss bridge over Mojave River on Nat Trails Hwy (old US 66)
Open to traffic
Built 1930
UP - Sacramento River Bridge (Shasta County, California)
Rated 77% with 2 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Sacramento River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1901
Ventura Freeway Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Rated 76% with 2 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Arroyo Seco on CA 134 in Pasadena
Open to traffic
Built 1953; rehabilitated 1971
Stoneman Bridge (Mariposa County, California)
Rated 76% with 3 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Merced River on Valley Loop Road in Yosemite Valley
Open to traffic
Built 1933
Jibboom Street Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
Rated 76% with 3 votes
Through truss cantilevered swing bridge over American River on Jibboom Street in Sacramento
Open to traffic
Built 1931; rehabilitated 1969
Stockton Street Tunnel (San Francisco County, California)
Rated 76% with 2 votes
Tunnel under Bush, Pine & California Streets on Stockton Street
Open to traffic
Built 1912
Stevenson Bridge (Solano County, California)
Rated 76% with 3 votes
Rainbow arch bridge over Putah Creek on Stevenson Bridge Road
Open to traffic
Built 1923
Carquinez Strait Bridge (1958) (Contra Costa County, California)
Rated 75% with 2 votes
Bridge over Sacramento River, BNSF railroad on Interstate 80, eastbound
Open to traffic
Built 1958
Crother Road Bridge (Placer County, California)
Rated 75% with 4 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Wooley Creek on Crother Road in Meadow Vista
Open to traffic
Built 1930
Yellow Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
Rated 75% with 5 votes
Pennsylvania Petit through truss bridge over Cosumnes River on Pedestrian walkway
Open to pedestrians
Built 1908
BNSF - San Joaquin River Bridge (San Joaquin County, California)
Rated 75% with 2 votes
Through truss with pony truss bascule bridge over San Joaquin River on BNSF Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1930.
SC&MB - Soquel Creek Bridge (Santa Cruz County, California)
Rated 75% with 5 votes
Pratt Deck truss bridge over Soquel Creek on The Santa Cruz & Monterey Bay Railroad
Open Railroad only
Wadsworth Bridge (Sutter County, California)
Rated 75% with 3 votes
Concrete Bridge on Pass Road between the town of Sutter and the Sutter Buttes.
Open to traffic
According to the concrete etchings on the bridge, it was built in March 1937. Other information shows "E. S. Wadsworth, Dist No 3, Sutter Co."
Mosquito Road Bridge (El Dorado County, California)
Rated 74% with 5 votes
Suspension bridge over South Fork American River on Mosquito Road
Open to traffic
Built 1939
Topanga Canyon Road Garapito Creek Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Rated 74% with 3 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Garapito Creek on CA 27 in Los Angeles
Open to traffic
Built 1927
Comptche Log Bridge (Mendocino County, California)
Rated 74% with 2 votes
Timber stringer bridge over South Fork Big River on Private Road That May Be A Driveway
Open to traffic
Larkin Street Bridge (Monterey County, California)
Rated 74% with 2 votes
Canticrete deck truss bridge over Hartnell Gulch on Larkin Street
Open to traffic
Built 1914; Rehabilitated 2007
Stanley Lane Bridge Two (Napa County, California)
Rated 74% with 2 votes
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Unnamed Creek on Stanley Lane
Open to pedestrians
Bohemian Highway Bridge (Sonoma County, California)
Rated 74% with 2 votes
Pratt Pony truss bridge over Russian River on Bohemian Highway in Monte Rio
Open to traffic
Built 1934
Dunbar Road Bridge (Sonoma County, California)
Rated 74% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over Calabazas Creek on Dunbar Road
Open to traffic
Built 1915; rehabilitated 1940
Usal Road Bridge (Mendocino County, California)
Rated 73% with 3 votes
Recycled rail car deck bridge with wood road deck over Usal Creek on Usal Road
Open to traffic
Built 1955
Sweetwater River Bridge (San Diego County, California)
Rated 73% with 3 votes
Parker through truss bridge over Sweetwater River on a pedestrian path on the old alignment of CA 94 in the San Diego Wildlife Refuge
Open to pedestrians
Built 1929
Bizz Johnson Trail - Susan River Bridge (Lassen County, California)
Rated 72% with 2 votes
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Susan River on Bizz Johnson Trail
Open to pedestrians only
Bull Creek Road Bridge (Mariposa County, California)
Rated 72% with 4 votes
Wire suspension bridge over Merced River on Bull Creek Road
Open to traffic
Alexander Valley Road Bridge (Sonoma County, California)
Rated 72% with 2 votes
Warren Pony truss bridge over Russian River on Alexander Valley Road
Open to traffic
Built 1949, rehabilitated unknown year
Bonsall Bridge (San Diego County, California)
Rated 71% with 6 votes
Arch bridge over San Luis Rey River on Abandoned CA-76 Roadway in Bonsall
Open to pedestrians
Built 1925
Jellys Ferry Road Bridge (Tehama County, California)
Rated 71% with 3 votes
5 span Parker through truss bridge over Sacramento River on Jellys Ferry Road
Partially destroyed by collision. To be replaced.
Built 1949