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Downie River Bridge

Looking NW

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in August 2010

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BH Photo #172425

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Street View 

Description 

Warren subdivided pony truss.

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Downie River on CA 49
Location
Downieville, Sierra County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1938; rehabilitated 1992
Builder
- Judson Pacific Co. of San Francisco, California (Builder)
Design
Warren subdivided Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.1 ft.
Total length: 142.1 ft.
Deck width: 12.5 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 10, 2012
Also called
Downie River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.55991, -120.82789   (decimal degrees)
39°33'36" N, 120°49'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/686603/4381167 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Downieville
Elevation
2885 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
CA 13-5 (California bridge number)
NRHP 12000401 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 11554 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2014)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 38.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
1,175

Update Log 

  • August 20, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Riveted"
  • August 8, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: added builder data and photos
  • March 16, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: updated design, corrected GPS data and streetview

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Comments 

Downie River Bridge
Posted July 18, 2011, by pans4au (pans4au [at] sierramayhemjeeptours [dot] com)

This is a very picturesque bridge over the Downie River where it joins the North Yuba River. For more on Downieville where this bridge is located go to: http://www.sierramayhemjeeptours.com/downieville.html

Downie River Bridge
Posted May 5, 2010, by Chuck Morton (chuck [dot] morton [at] dot [dot] ca [dot] gov)

This bridge was painted in 2009. Looks great now.