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Figueroa Street Bridge

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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

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BH Photo #256360

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Description 

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 -- CONTRACTORS ------------- BOARD OF SUPERVISORS -- 1916 WM.J. O"BRIEN JOHN A. RUSSI G.E. MAHONEY P.K. GRANDFORD R.E. CALLAHAN CHAIRMAN -- DRURY BUTLER COUNTY SURVEYOR

Facts 

Overview
Stringer slab bridge over Riley Ravine Creek on Figueroa Street
Location
Folsom, Sacramento County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built in 1916 as one of four county constructed concrete bridges in the Folsom Area build by County Survey Drury D. Butler.
Builders
- Drury D. Butler (Sacramento County Surveyor)
- Jenkins & Wells (Contractor)
Design
RC slab on RC floor beams with T-girders each side, on RD 2-column bents, and on RC U abutments.
Dimensions
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:
Folsom
Inventory number
BH 56651 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 17, 2013: Updated by Mike Lynch: added plaque wording information

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Sources 

  • Mike Lynch - lynch3212 [at] wavecable [dot] com