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Paul Avenue Bridge

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Paul Avenue station

The former Paul Avenue (Caltrain station) in San Francisco, California, USA. This is a view looking northeast from Gould Street at the Paul Avenue bridge over the tracks. The station platform used to be tucked under the left hand or western end of the bridge away from the photographer.

Photo by Pedro Xing

License: Public domain: Released by author

View this photo at Wikimedia Commons

BH Photo #483540

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
1930 Pony girder crossing UP/Caltran
Location
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1930; lost 2016
Railroads
- Caltrain (CALT; JPBX; PJPB)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pony plate girder with floor beam system
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 37.1 ft.
Total length: 81.0 ft.
Deck width: 29.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.72282, -122.39728   (decimal degrees)
37°43'22" N, 122°23'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/553115/4175233 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
San Francisco South
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
20,000
Inventory numbers
CA 34C-49 (California bridge number)
BH 62838 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2013)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • October 7, 2020: Updated by Ian Martin: Bridge replaced 2015-2016
  • September 3, 2014: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Ian Martin