Figueroa Street Bridge
Figueroa Street Bridge - Folsom - 1916
Bridge from the Figueroa and Riley intersection on the west end of the bridge. Figueroa Street Bridge - Folsom - 1916
Photo taken by Mike Lynch in June 2013
License: Released into public domain
BH Photo #256360
One of four bridges built by the County in a three year period between 1915 and 1918. The most famous was Rainbow Bridge built in 1917. The first bridge of the group was the Orangevale Bridge built in 1915. The final of the group was the Powerhouse Canal Bridge built in 1916.
The plaque reads:
JENKINS & WELLS --
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS --
WM.J. O"BRIEN JOHN A. RUSSI
G.E. MAHONEY P.K. GRANDFORD
R.E. CALLAHAN CHAIRMAN --
DRURY BUTLER COUNTY SURVEYOR
- Stringer slab bridge over Riley Ravine Creek on Figueroa Street
- Folsom, Sacramento County, California
- 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.
- - Drury D. Butler (Sacramento County Surveyor)
- Jenkins & Wells (Contractor)
- RC slab on RC floor beams with T-girders each side, on RD 2-column bents, and on RC U abutments.
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 91.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
- Also called
- Riley Ravine Bridge
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +38.67681, -121.17596 (decimal degrees)
38°40'37" N, 121°10'33" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 10/658668/4282491 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Inventory number
- BH 56651 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- June 17, 2013: Updated by Mike Lynch: added plaque wording information
- Mike Lynch - lynch3212 [at] wavecable [dot] com