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Middle River Bridge

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Middle River

Looking East

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in March 2010

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BH Photo #158016

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Howe Through truss bridge over Middle River on CA 4
Location
San Joaquin County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1915; rehabilitated 1975
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York (Steel Fabricator)
Design
Howe Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 129.9 ft.
Total length: 546.9 ft.
Deck width: 19.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 19.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Borden Highway Middle River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.89072, -121.48932   (decimal degrees)
37°53'27" N, 121°29'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/632834/4194765 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Holt
Elevation
8 ft. above sea level
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
7,200
Inventory numbers
CA 29-49 (California bridge number)
BH 11432 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 43 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

American Bridge Co. (1,474)
Built 1915 (1,216)
Built during 1910s (9,541)
CA 4 (3)
California (2,533)
Have street view (26,492)
Howe through truss (436)
Howe truss (540)
Movable (2,914)
NR-eligible (4,042)
Navigable waterway (2,133)
Open (39,582)
Owned by state (15,753)
Pin-connected (3,854)
Pony truss (16,068)
Riveted (2,152)
San Joaquin County, California (54)
Span length 125-175 feet (4,192)
Swing (1,410)
Through truss (14,840)
Total length 500-1000 feet (2,834)
Truss (32,423)
Warren pony truss (3,300)
Warren truss (6,448)

Update Log 

  • March 4, 2020: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 31, 2016: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added categories "Pin-connected", "Riveted"
  • July 3, 2011: Updated by Craig Philpott: added name
  • March 13, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: Added photos and street view

Sources 

  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler

Comments 

Middle River Bridge
Posted December 19, 2019, by Gordon Osmundson (gordon [at] ihpworkshops [dot] com)

Forgot to post my name & email on the last comment.

Middle River Bridge
Posted December 19, 2019, by Anonymous

Here are some more photos taken 11/20/19

Middle River Bridge
Posted January 23, 2014, by Lee (Leetrichell [at] icloud [dot] com)

Truss Bridges are attractive. This is a pretty bridge out in the back roads of the Bay Area.