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Nevada St Bridge Downieville

Looking NE at West face

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in August 2010

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BH Photo #172406

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Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over North Fork Yuba River on Nevada Street
Location
Downieville, Sierra County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1938
Builder
- Judson Pacific Co. of San Francisco, California (Builder)
Design
Pratt through truss with horizontal stiffening members on center section.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 140.1 ft.
Total length: 196.9 ft.
Deck width: 11.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.5 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 10, 2012
Also called
Courthouse Bridge
Nevada Street Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.55962, -120.82937   (decimal degrees)
39°33'35" N, 120°49'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/686477/4381131 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Downieville
Elevation
2884 ft. above sea level
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
500
Inventory numbers
CA 13C-6 (California bridge number)
NRHP 12000398 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 11557 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 33 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • August 20, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Riveted"
  • September 5, 2015: Photo imported by Dave King
  • October 4, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • August 8, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: added builder data and photos
  • March 16, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: Added streetview

Sources 

  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com