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SC&MB - Valencia Creek Bridge

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Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Valencia Creek on Railroad (SC&MB)
Location
Aptos, Santa Cruz County, California
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Santa Cruz & Monterey Bay plans to operate passenger and freight traffic following a 2014 rehabilitation.
History
Built 1924
Railroads
- Iowa Pacific Holdings (IP)
- Santa Cruz & Monterey Bay Railway (SC&MB)
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 59.1 ft.
Total length: 65.0 ft.
Also called
SC&MB Soquel Drive Overpass #1
UP - Valencia Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.97583, -121.89778   (decimal degrees)
36°58'33" N, 121°53'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/598104/4092759 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Soquel
Inventory numbers
CA 36C-69 (California bridge number)
BH 58941 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 10, 2014: Updated by Alex Lewis: Revised Railroad Name--line operated by Iowa Pacific subsidiary SC&MB.
  • December 7, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Alex Lewis