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Ash Creek Bridge

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Ash Creek Bridge

Photo taken by Michael Goff on March 18, 2007

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Overview
Baltimore through truss bridge over Klamath River on Klamath River Road
Location
Siskiyou County, California
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Slated for removal and replacement in Spring 2012. Historic bridge currently being marketed for reuse.
History
Built 1901
Design
Baltimore through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.1 ft.
Total length: 176.8 ft.
Deck width: 12.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.8 ft.
Recognition
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:
Hawkinsville
Inventory numbers
CA 2C-41 (California bridge number)
CA 02C-41 (California bridge number)
BH 11574 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2012)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 25.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
23

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

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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)