San Diego - Coronado Bridge
Aerial view of bridge
Photo taken from commercial jetliner. Looking north, Coronado Island is at lower left; Downtown San Diego is at upper left.
Photo taken by Roger Deschner in June 2015
License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)
BH Photo #332710
Huge bridge spanning San Diego Bay, linking Coronado to San Diego. Five lanes wide, with a moveable center barrier to provide for 3 lanes in the heavier direction of travel at different times of the day. Clearance under bridge required to be 200 feet by the U. S. Navy.
Built as a toll bridge, but became free in 2002. Toll booths remain, in case tolls are ever reinstated.
- Deck girder bridge over San Diego Bay on CA 75
- San Diego, San Diego County, California
- Open to traffic
- Opened August 3, 1969; seismic retrofit 1999; tolls removed 2002.
- - Murphy-Pacific Corp. of San Francisco, California
- Orthotropic deck on box girder
Length of largest span: 660.0 ft.
Total length: 11,179.0 ft. (2.1 mi.)
Deck width: 63.0 ft.
- Also called
- Coronado Bridge
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +32.68735, -117.15503 (decimal degrees)
32°41'14" N, 117°09'18" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 11/485467/3616638 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Point Loma
- Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
- Inventory numbers
- CA 57-857 (California bridge number)
BH 68019 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection report (as of August 2016)
- Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 71 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com
- April 11, 2018: New photos from Richard Doody
- October 1, 2015: Updated by Roger Deschner: Added category "Former toll"
- July 18, 2015: New photo from Roger Deschner
- June 16, 2015: New Street View added by Roger Deschner
- June 15, 2015: Added by Roger Deschner