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Hansen Bridge

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Hansen Bridge Downieville

Looking North

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in August 2010

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BH Photo #172415

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Description 

Warren Pony Truss one lane bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Downie River on East River Street
Location
Downieville, Sierra County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1938; rehabilitated 1980
Builder
- Lord & Bishop Co. of Sacramento, California
Design
Subdivided Warren Pony Truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 78.1 ft.
Total length: 119.1 ft.
Deck width: 11.2 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 10, 2012
Also called
Bailey's Bridge
Downie River Bridge
Pearl Street Bridge
East River Street Bridge
Scott's Bridge
May's Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.56311, -120.82510   (decimal degrees)
39°33'47" N, 120°49'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/686835/4381527 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Downieville
Elevation
2905 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
CA 13C-3 (California bridge number)
NRHP 12000399 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 11555 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2014)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 49.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
100

Update Log 

  • June 22, 2017: New photos from Craig Philpott
  • May 8, 2017: Updated by Craig Philpott: added photos
  • August 8, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: Added data and photos

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