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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 (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 May 2015)
    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 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.