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Water Street Bridge

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San Lorenzo River Bridge

Photo taken by Craig Philpott

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BH Photo #179421

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Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over San Lorenzo River on Water Street in Santa Cruz
Location
Santa Cruz County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1967; rehabilitated 1997
Design
Concrete bridge rehabilitated 1997, no historical elements visible.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 170.0 ft.
Total length: 319.9 ft.
Deck width: 72.8 ft.
Also called
San Lorenzo River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.97778, -122.02389   (decimal degrees)
36°58'40" N, 122°01'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/586876/4092852 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Santa Cruz
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
100,000
Inventory numbers
CA 36C-89 (California bridge number)
BH 11516 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 73.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Arch (11,442)
Built 1967 (143)
Built during 1960s (1,892)
California (2,267)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,728)
Deck arch (10,684)
Flared (405)
Open (38,384)
Owned by city (4,862)
Santa Cruz County, California (42)
Skewed (4,801)
Span length 125-175 feet (3,961)
Total length 250-500 feet (4,839)

Update Log 

  • November 21, 2011: Updated by Craig Philpott: refined design
  • October 31, 2010: New photo from Craig Philpott
  • September 25, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: Corrected location and bridge details

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Comments 

Water Street Bridge
Posted October 31, 2010, by Craig Philpott (cphilpott [at] puc [dot] edu)

I have just posted two photos of a lost bridge at this location and I am interested in learning from others what the truss type is called. Photos are from the Santa Cruz Public Library.