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Antioch Bridge (1926)


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K- through truss lift bridge over San Joaquin River on Route 160
Antioch, Contra Costa County, California, and Sacramento County, California
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1926 by Aven Hanford and Oscar Klatt, who went on to build the original span of the Carquinez Bridge; Replaced 1978
- Aven Hanford
- Oscar Klatt
(1)12-panel, riveted K-through truss vertical lift span
(1)12-panel, riveted K-through truss fixed span
18 Warren deck truss spans with alternating verticals
Extensive beam approaches
Also called
Victory Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.02467, -121.75120   (decimal degrees)
38°01'29" N, 121°45'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/609606/4209287 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Antioch North
Inventory number
BH 62053 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 15, 2022: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • August 31, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Fixed main span truss type and added categories "12-panel truss", "Riveted", "Lattice Railing"
  • January 31, 2022: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • April 15, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • September 28, 2020: New photo from Doug Klingerman
  • October 16, 2019: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • June 2, 2016: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • July 28, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added info
  • July 28, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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Antioch Bridge (1926)
Posted August 9, 2022, by Ray Vierra (Deltabreezedried [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Local Delta historians said this original bridge was taken down by demolition. Event was filmed and used in a war movie. I havenít been able to find the name of that movie!