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Ash Creek Bridge


Ash Creek Bridge

Photo taken by Michael Goff on March 18, 2007


BH Photo #116264


Street View 


Baltimore through truss bridge over Klamath River on Klamath River Road
Siskiyou County, California
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Slated for removal and replacement in Spring 2012. Historic bridge currently being marketed for reuse.
Built 1901
Baltimore through truss
Length of largest span: 160.1 ft.
Total length: 176.8 ft.
Deck width: 12.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.8 ft.
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Walker Road Bridge
Klamath River Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.83362, -122.62034   (decimal degrees)
41°50'01" N, 122°37'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/531524/4631373 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
Inventory numbers
CA 2C-41 (California bridge number)
CA 02C-41 (California bridge number)
BH 11574 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2012)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 25.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 26, 2013: New photo from Mike Lynch
  • March 26, 2012: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is to be replaced. Fixed Truss Type.
  • March 25, 2010: New photos from Michael Goff
  • June 30, 2008: New photo from Michael Goff

Related Bridges 



Ash Creek Bridge
Posted January 9, 2018, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

This bridge remains in storage and available for reuse. Please see the listing (which includes a link to in-storage photos) on the Historic Bridge Foundation Bridge Marketing website here.


Ash Creek Bridge
Posted March 6, 2013, by julie Bowers (jbowerz1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

The span is still looking for a new home while the new bridge piers are coming in. Of course the old span cant stay because it is upstream and might pose. A hazard. I get tired of the risk management they choose to enforce but what can one girl do. Found out that it is very little. Oh well.

Ash Creek Bridge
Posted March 26, 2012, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Attached is a advertisement for the availability of this rare pin-connected Baltimore truss as part of the replacement project.

Attachment #1 (application/pdf; 202,502 bytes)