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Meadowbrook Park Bridge


Photo Source: City Council Agenda


BH Photo #452345


Street View 


News article claims bridge was built in the 1960s, but appears to be older bridge likely moved here. Bridge dimensions are estimate.


Double-intersection Warren pony truss bridge over Park Creek on Pedestrian Walkway
San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California
Intact but closed to all traffic after damage by fire.
Double-intersection Warren pony truss
Span length: 55.0 ft.
Total length: 55.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.10428, -117.28622   (decimal degrees)
34°06'15" N, 117°17'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/473600/3773755 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 85943 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 29, 2020: Updated by Luke: Bridge to be rehabbed, not demolished
  • July 17, 2019: New photos from Nathan Holth


Meadowbrook Park Bridge
Posted January 29, 2020, by Luke
Meadowbrook Park Bridge
Posted July 18, 2019, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

I sent an email to city council about the bridge's preservation potential, but sadly have not got a response. They had a meeting last night I was in hopes they would get my email and include it for consideration last night. Not sure if that happened.

Meadowbrook Park Bridge
Posted July 17, 2019, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

Some enterprising group of bridge restoration people should show them how they can have the bridge restored safely and still have money for their midnight basketball programs.

Meadowbrook Park Bridge
Posted July 17, 2019, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

I voiced my two-cents worth in the comments section of the recent article.

All this bridge needs is some new stringers and a metal grid deck. It can be done fairly cheap and will provide a nice historic pedestrian bridge. And the open deck won't allow the underneath to be used for a living space anymore.

Meadowbrook Park Bridge
Posted July 17, 2019, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

I hope this isn't a duplicate, I didn't see this bridge listed. Its at risk for demolition and replacement. Newspaper article shown here.