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Miller-Sweeney Bridge


Fruitvale Bridge

Looking North, nearest bridge is Fruitvale Ave, next bridge is SP RR vertical lift bridge, abandoned in up position, far bridge is Park St Bridge.

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in November 2009


BH Photo #149030


Street View 


Bascule over Oakland Estuary on Fruitvale Avenue
Alameda, Alameda County, California
Open to traffic
Constructed 1974
Length of largest span: 128.0 ft.
Total length: 395.0 ft.
Deck width: 25.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.76903, -122.23017   (decimal degrees)
37°46'09" N, 122°13'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/567801/4180467 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oakland East
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
Inventory numbers
CA 33C-147 (California bridge number)
BH 10788 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 55.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • September 25, 2020: New Street View added by Doug Klingerman
  • September 24, 2020: Updated by Luke: Converted entry to be for road bridge instead of a superfluous entry for the already-added railroad bridge.
  • September 24, 2020: Updated by Doug Klingerman: Made info specific to the railroad bridge
  • January 16, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • November 30, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • October 19, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • September 7, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • September 6, 2014: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • April 8, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: Added design detail
  • November 10, 2009: New photos from Craig Philpott



Miller-Sweeney Bridge
Posted September 24, 2020, by Geoff Hubbs (geoffrey [dot] hubbs [at] att [dot] net)

Yes this is the highway bridge but it still says vertical lift bridge.