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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
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Slated for demolition and replacement.
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
Inventory numbers
CA 8C-9 (California bridge number)
CA 08C-9 (California bridge number)
BH 11655 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2014)
Deck condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 31.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
3,205

Categories 

Built 1920 (917)
Built during 1920s (8,874)
California (2,308)
Doomed (1,041)
Have street view (22,575)
One-lane traffic (7,433)
Open (36,893)
Owned by county (18,921)
Pony truss (15,084)
Riveted (1,910)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,884)
Structurally deficient (18,551)
Tehama County, California (49)
Total length 175-250 feet (3,813)
Truss (29,550)
Warren pony truss (2,957)
Warren truss (5,826)

Update Log 

  • 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

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