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Waldo Road Bridge

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Waldo Bridge

Waldo Bridge

Photo taken by Scott Roberts on November 9, 2011

BH Photo #225103

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Description 

Pin connected Pratt through truss that has been repaired and re-opened to traffic.

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Dry Creek on Waldo Road in Spenceville Wildlife Area
Location
Yuba County, California
Status
Open and crossed, May 2010, after temporary closure in February 2009 due to deteriorating condition.
Future prospects
To be bypassed in 2017. Bridge will be preserved in place and open to pedestrians.
History
Built 1901
Design
Pin-connected, 6-panel Pratt through truss with wood deck.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.1 ft.
Total length: 238.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.6 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Spencerville Road Bridge
Cabbage Patch Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.11161, -121.30823   (decimal degrees)
39°06'42" N, 121°18'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/646267/4330524 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Camp Far West
Elevation
255 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
CA 16C-6 (California bridge number)
BH 11764 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2014)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 34.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
220

Update Log 

  • June 10, 2016: New photos from Erik Hoffman
  • October 12, 2015: Updated by Erik Hoffman: Not doomed.
  • June 19, 2013: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.
  • February 9, 2012: New photos from Larry Matthews
  • May 23, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: added details and photos
  • February 21, 2009: Updated by Larry Matthews
  • October 11, 2006: Posted photo from Larry Matthews

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Comments 

Waldo Road Bridge
Posted December 30, 2013, by ArtS (Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)