Rating:
No votes cast

Victoria Avenue Bridge

Share:

Photos 

Victoria Avenue Bridge

Photo taken by Craig Philpott

Enlarge

Map 

Street View 

Description 

The Victoria Bridge was constructed to provide a convenient route between the agricultural and business areas of Riverside, becoming a vital link for transportation from the citrus groves to the packing houses. The bridge is also considered to be one of Riverside's most prominent architectural and engineering features.

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Teguesquite Arroyo on Victoria Avenue in Riverside
Location
Riverside County, California
History
Built 1928 to replace wooden bridge.
Builders
- DeWaart and Son (Contractor)
- R. V. Leeson (Designer)
Design
Open spandrel concrete deck arch.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 118.1 ft.
Total length: 492.1 ft.
Deck width: 29.9 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.96173, -117.37026   (decimal degrees)
33°57'42" N, 117°22'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/465792/3757974 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Riverside East
Inventory numbers
CA 56C-55 (California bridge number)
BH 10921 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2012)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 74.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
11,360

Update Log 

  • February 4, 2012: HAER photos posted by Mike Goff
  • October 24, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: added photos and designer info.
  • October 23, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: Corrected location
  • May 30, 2010: New Street View added by Craig Philpott

Sources 

  • Craig Philpott - cphilpott [at] puc [dot] edu
  • HAER CA-122 - Victoria Bridge, Spanning Tequesquite Arroyo, Riverside, Riverside County, CA