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Swede Creek Bridge

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Swede Creek Bridge

Photo taken by Michael Goff on January 17, 2010

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Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Swede Creek on Abandoned CA 299
Location
Trinity County, California
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1923
Design
The Swede Creek Bridge is a closed spandrel arch bridge featuring an approximately 80-foot main span and a 110-foot overall structure length. The bridge is located adjacent to a newer alignment of CA 299. The bridge features many of the architectural treatments of the era such an ornamental railing and date stamps.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 110.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Also called
Old CA-299 Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.79376, -123.35633   (decimal degrees)
40°47'38" N, 123°21'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/469939/4515924 (zone/easting/northing)
USGS topographic map
Del Loma
Inventory number
BH 43918 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 19, 2010: Added by Michael Goff

Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com