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China Basin Bridge

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China Basin Bridge

Looking W

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in January 2010

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BH Photo #152178

Map 

Street View 

Historical Link 

Written by Craig Philpott

http://www.islaiscreek.org/ThirdStreetBridgePhotos.html

Facts 

Overview
Pratt truss variant Bascule bridge over China Basin on Third Street in San Francisco
Location
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1932
Builder
- Strauss Bascule Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Pratt through truss variant single-leaf Strauss Trunnion bascule bridge
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 143.1 ft.
Total length: 295.0 ft.
Deck width: 71.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 18.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
3rd Street Bridge
Third Street Bridge
Lefty O'Doul Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.77694, -122.39000   (decimal degrees)
37°46'37" N, 122°23'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/553718/4181242 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
San Francisco North
Inventory numbers
CA 34C-25 (California bridge number)
BH 11419 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2014)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 64.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
25,000

Update Log 

  • September 6, 2014: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • September 29, 2010: New Street View added by Craig Philpott
  • June 3, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: refined design
  • January 10, 2010: Essay added by Craig Philpott

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Sources 

  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com