Orangevale Avenue Bridge
Orangevale Gold Creek Bridge
Photo taken by Craig Philpott
According to the Heritage Preservation League of Folsom, the historic Orangevale Bridge, an open spandrel arch, is under fire to possibly be destroyed in order to be replaced by a UCEB. With a tip o' the hat to members of the league for letting us know about this. Another salute is due to the league and the California Chapter of the Lincoln Highway Association, as efforts are underway to fight the destruction and preseve the historic bridge by converting it to single lane traffic.
The bridge was on the declaration route of the Lincoln Highway.
- Concrete arch bridge over Gold Creek on Orangevale Avenue in Folsom
- Folsom, Sacramento County, California
- Open to traffic
- Built 1915
- - W. N. Concanon
- Concrete open spandrel deck arch.
Length of largest span: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 161.1 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
- Also called
- Gold Creek Bridge
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +38.68091, -121.19427 (decimal degrees)
38°40'51" N, 121°11'39" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 10/657066/4282915 (zone/easting/northing)
- USGS topographic map
- Inventory numbers
- CA 24C-268 (California bridge number)
BH 11294 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection (as of 05/2010)
- Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 54.6 (out of 100)
- Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
- June 15, 2012: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "W. N. Concanon, Builder"
- June 12, 2012: New photo from Brian Smith
- June 4, 2011: Updated by Craig Philpott: Added photos, added alternate name
- May 14, 2011: Updated by Craig Philpott: corrected location
- January 13, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added to Lincoln Highway category