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Robert H. Madsen Memorial Bridge

Photos 

Southeast Approach

Photo taken by Mike Garland in August 2018

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BH Photo #513768

Description 

Built in 1938, it was bypassed in 1960 when the current Highway 101 was built. The bridge and road leading up to it were abandoned due to the exit built off of the new highway that created the north entrance of the Avenue of the Giants.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned steel stringer bridge over Jordan Creek on Former Highway 101
Location
Humboldt County, California
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1938
Design
Steel stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.44285, -124.03695   (decimal degrees)
40°26'34" N, 124°02'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/412059/4477427 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 95547 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,996)
Beam (17,290)
Built 1938 (909)
Built during 1930s (12,300)
California (2,796)
Humboldt County, California (93)
Steel stringer (6,892)

Update Log 

  • December 22, 2021: New photos from Mike Garland

Sources 

  • Mike Garland - Rapier342 [at] comcast [dot] net