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Van Duzen River Bridge

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Bridgeville Bridge

Photo taken by Michael Goff on January 16, 2010

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BH Photo #152918

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Overview
Deck arch bridge over Van Duzen River on Abandoned CA-36 in Bridgeville
Location
Bridgeville, Humboldt County, California
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1925
Builder
- John B. Leonard of Union City, Michigan (Engineer)
Design
The Van Duzen River Bridge at Bridgeville is a reinforced concrete open spandrel deck arch with reinforced concrete slab approach spans. The bridge features a rib arch main span of 144-feet to complement the 234-foot main span. The bridge also features architectural railing and date plaques at each abutment.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 144.0 ft.
Total length: 233.9 ft.
Deck width: 19.4 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Bridgeville Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.46904, -123.79909   (decimal degrees)
40°28'09" N, 123°47'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/432258/4480125 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bridgeville
Inventory numbers
CA 04-101 (California bridge number)
BH 43915 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 21, 2010: New Street View added by Cliff Darby
  • June 20, 2010: New photos from Craig Philpott
  • February 17, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: Corrected design description
  • January 19, 2010: Added by Michael Goff

Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Cliff Darby - clif30 [at] hotmail [dot] com