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Scales Road Bridge

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Scales Rd off Quincy La Porte Rd

Looking NE

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in August 2010

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BH Photo #173351

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Facts 

Overview
Concrete monolithic bridge over Slate Creek on Scales Road
Location
Yuba County, California, and Plumas County, California
Status
Bridge is open from South approach, road closed on North approach.
Future prospects
Road is listed as "closed indefinitely".
History
Replaced previous unknown pony truss bridge built in 1939
Design
Concrete monolithic girder with integrated solid pour side rails.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 129.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.61224, -121.05575   (decimal degrees)
39°36'44" N, 121°03'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/666901/4386527 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Strawberry Valley
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
60
Inventory numbers
CA 16C-23 (California bridge number)
BH 11760 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 64.5 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • August 22, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: Added photos
  • February 16, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: Added second county, bridge on county line

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Comments 

Scales Road Bridge
Posted July 30, 2013, by John S. (johngsaraba [at] frontiernet [dot] net)

Is the Scales road bridge over Slate creek still closed?

Scales Road Bridge
Posted August 23, 2010, by Craig Philpott (cphilpott [at] puc [dot] edu)

The description error on this bridge was a reference to the preceding 1930's bridge which was a pony truss. Description revised.

Scales Road Bridge
Posted August 23, 2010, by Robert Thompson

"Pony truss"? Looks like a typical UCEB to me...