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Soquel Creek Bridge

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Soquel Creek Bridge

Photo taken by Craig Philpott

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BH Photo #179384

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Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Soquel Creek, Wharf Road on CA 1 in Capitola
Location
Santa Cruz County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1947; rehabilitated 1995
Design
Concrete open spandrel deck arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 126.0 ft.
Total length: 323.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.98304, -121.95919   (decimal degrees)
36°58'59" N, 121°57'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/592629/4093497 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Soquel
Inventory numbers
CA 36-13 (California bridge number)
BH 11518 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 84.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
97,000

Update Log 

  • September 29, 2010: New Street View added by Craig Philpott
  • September 25, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: Corrected location and bridge details

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Soquel Creek Bridge
Posted September 29, 2010, by Craig Philpott (cphilpott [at] puc [dot] edu)

It seems sad to me that such a classic/contemporary set of arches is completely hidden from view.