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Tuolumne River Bridge

Photos 

View Across Meadow At East Elevation

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #224616

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Tuolumne Meadows typifies the National Park Service's attempt to merge road structures into their natural surroundings by making some use of native materials.

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Concrete tee beam bridge over Tuolumne River on Tioga Road
Location
Tuolumne County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1934
Builder
- C. G. Willis & Sons (Contractor)
Design
Concrete tee beam
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 32.2 ft.
Total length: 86.9 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.87611, -119.35472   (decimal degrees)
37°52'34" N, 119°21'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/292899/4194683 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tioga Pass
Inventory number
BH 51195 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2014)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 44.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
1,200

Update Log 

  • February 4, 2012: Added by Mike Goff

Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HAER CA-109 - Tuolumne Meadows Bridge, Spanning Tuolumne River on Tioga Road, Mather, Tuolumne County, CA