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Walnut Grove Crossing Bridge

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Walnut Grove Crossing

Looking NE

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in February 2010

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BH Photo #155453

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Overview
Bascule bridge over Sacramento River on Walnut Grove Crossing in Walnut Grove
Location
Walnut Grove, Sacramento County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
1950
Builders
- Arthur L. Kiefer (County Engineer)
- Cha. W. Deterding (County Executive)
- Consolidated Western Steel Co. of Los Angeles, California & Orange, Texas (Fabrication)
- Lord & Bishop Co. of Sacramento, California (Contractor)
- Strauss Bascule Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois (Bascule Design)
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 226.1 ft.
Total length: 301.9 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.8 ft.
Also called
Walnut Grove Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.24215, -121.51492   (decimal degrees)
38°14'32" N, 121°30'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/629959/4233725 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Isleton
Elevation
22 ft. above sea level
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
6,626
Inventory numbers
CA 24C-5 (California bridge number)
BH 11304 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2017)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 39.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • December 16, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • January 14, 2012: New photo from Larry Matthews
  • March 8, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: Added Street view
  • February 17, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: Added builder data and corrected construction year

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Walnut Grove Crossing Bridge
Posted February 12, 2020, by Gordon Osmundson (gophoto [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

The Walnut Grove Crossing Bridge from the water.

Walnut Grove Crossing Bridge
Posted January 10, 2020, by Joel Windmiller (joelwindmiller [at] att [dot] net)

Old rppc card view of bridge over Sacramento River California 24

Walnut Grove Xing Bridge
Posted July 16, 2008, by Mark (mlstonescafe [at] yahoo [dot] com)

During the summer when temperatures reach 100+ the bridge expands making it difficult to close and open. The open and close sequence changes in high heat and a "jog" button is used to settle the bridge back into place to drive the pin.