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San Francisco Bay Toll-Bridge

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San Francisco Bay Bridge

California Drawbridges (Bernard C.Winn)

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #289898

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over San Francisco Bay on CA Route 92 San Mateo Toll Road
Location
San Mateo, San Mateo County, California
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1929; Replaced 1968; West Lift tower and two remaining spans were demolished in 1984
Builder
- Murphy-Pacific Corp. of San Francisco, California (Lift Span)
Design
Through truss vertical lift
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.58041, -122.25429   (decimal degrees)
37°34'49" N, 122°15'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/565843/4159523 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 62119 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 31, 2014: New photo from Luke
  • July 30, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added info from "Al Zampa And the Bay Area Bridges"
  • July 30, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Comments 

San Francisco Bay Toll-Bridge
Posted October 1, 2017, by Tony Arioli (Califtony707 [at] aol [dot] com)

The second image was used on the cover of the 1968 San Mateo telephone directory, if my memory serves me right. The coming of the replacement span in late 1967 to me was a graphic reminder of the rapid changes that were taking place in the Bay Area...