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Bowman Road Bridge

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Bowman Road Bridge

Photo taken by Michael Goff in November 2010

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BH Photo #187314

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over South Fork Cottonwood Creek on Bowman Road
Location
Tehama County, California
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1920; rehabilitated 1942
Design
Warren Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 75.1 ft.
Total length: 226.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.31583, -122.44889   (decimal degrees)
40°18'57" N, 122°26'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/546825/4462958 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mitchell Gulch
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
3,205
Inventory numbers
CA 8C-9 (California bridge number)
CA 08C-9 (California bridge number)
BH 11655 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2014)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 31.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built 1920 (989)
Built during 1920s (9,689)
California (2,338)
Doomed (1,084)
Have street view (26,003)
Lost (23,155)
One-lane traffic (7,548)
Owned by county (20,262)
Pony truss (15,862)
Replaced by new bridge (15,439)
Riveted (2,133)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,277)
Tehama County, California (52)
Total length 175-250 feet (4,155)
Truss (31,795)
Warren pony truss (3,249)
Warren truss (6,362)

Update Log 

  • April 2, 2019: Updated by Erik Hoffman: Bridge replaced
  • May 20, 2013: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.
  • November 16, 2010: New photos from Michael Goff
  • March 14, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: Added street view and design update

Sources 

  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth
  • Erik Hoffman - norcalroadswebsite [at] gmail [dot] com