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South Branch Chollas Creek Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost wooden bridge over South Branch Chollas Creek on Rigel Street in San Diego
Location
San Diego, San Diego County, California
Status
Lost to history
History
Built 1930; rehabilitated 1983; replaced 2006
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 15.1 ft.
Total length: 62.0 ft.
Deck width: 40.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.69083, -117.12083   (decimal degrees)
32°41'27" N, 117°07'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/488673/3617019 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
National City
Inventory numbers
CA 57C-415 (California bridge number)
BH 11416 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 7, 2011: Updated by K. A. Erickson: Bridge has been replaced
  • August 6, 2011: New Street View added by Ben Tate
  • May 30, 2010: New Street View added by Craig Philpott

Sources 

  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Ben Tate - benji5221 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • K. A. Erickson

Comments 

South Branch Chollas Creek Bridge
Posted August 7, 2011, by K. A. Erickson

I edited to reflect the obvious.

The link below mentions as much and also lists other deficient bridges in the area, some that may be of interest to the historical observer. Just FYI.

http://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20070803/news_1n3saf...

South Branch Chollas Creek Bridge
Posted August 6, 2011, by John Totten (johntotten9389 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Based on painted markings, the current bridge was built in 2006.

South Branch Chollas Creek Bridge
Posted May 30, 2010, by Craig Philpott (cphilpott [at] puc [dot] edu)

Based on Street view images this bridge has been replaced.