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Jellys Ferry Road Bridge

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Jellys Ferry Bridge

from the southeast

Photo taken by Michael Goff on March 13, 2009

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BH Photo #135622

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Overview
5 span Parker through truss bridge over Sacramento River on Jellys Ferry Road
Location
Tehama County, California
Status
Partially destroyed by collision. To be replaced.
Future prospects
Span collapsed in fatal collision on July 10th, 2016. Will be replaced, according to Tehama County DPW.
History
Built 1949
Design
Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 149.9 ft.
Total length: 940.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.31700, -122.18975   (decimal degrees)
40°19'01" N, 122°11'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/568841/4463257 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
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Inventory numbers
CA 8C-43 (California bridge number)
BH 11663 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2014)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 49.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
200

Update Log 

  • July 15, 2016: Updated by Erik Hoffman: Bridge closed, partially collapsed due to fatal collision. To be replaced.
  • November 10, 2015: Updated by Erik Hoffman: Bridge Not Doomed!
  • November 18, 2011: New photos from Craig Philpott
  • November 30, 2010: New photos from Kevin Pope
  • August 27, 2010: New photos from Craig Philpott
  • March 14, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: added street view
  • March 17, 2009: New photos from Michael Goff

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Comments 

Jellys Ferry Road Bridge
Posted November 13, 2010, by Craig Philpott (cphilpott [at] puc [dot] edu)

I just posted a link for the "bridge replacement project" documents for this bridge. The introduction to the document includes the historical construction date of existing bridge as, 1949.

Jellys Ferry Road Bridge
Posted November 13, 2010, by Anonymous

This bridge is older than 1949 There is a picture on the internet that shows water going over it 1940.

Jellys Ferry Road Bridge
Posted October 18, 2010, by Tom (tom [dot] foran [at] att [dot] net)

Wow! This is the first time I ever looked up a bridge because I thought I may not survive crossing it. I thought it must be much older than 1949.