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Rubicon Springs Bridge

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Photo taken by Damageinc10

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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Description 

Built 1947 replacing a series of trail user-built log bridges. The bridge was "constructed in Placerville" and trucked to the location.

Facts 

Overview
Kingpost pony truss bridge over Rubicon Springs on Wentworth Springs Rd
Location
El Dorado County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1947; Rehabbed 1962, 1978, 1991, 1996-7, & 2016, mostly by volunteer effort by trail users and sponsors.
Design
Kingpost pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.01257, -120.24486   (decimal degrees)
39°00'45" N, 120°14'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/738549/4321783 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 90518 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1947 (291)
Built during 1940s (4,126)
California (2,647)
El Dorado County, California (81)
Kingpost truss (163)
Open (40,093)
Owned by county (21,039)
Pony truss (16,409)
Truss (33,434)
Two-angle steel (45)

Update Log 

  • October 3, 2020: New photo from Luke
  • September 6, 2020: Added by Doug Klingerman

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