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Gaviota Creek Bridge

Photos 

Gaviota Pass Bridge 1926, replaced by existing bridge

http://www.usgwarchives.org/ca/santabarbara/postcards/ppcs-s...

Submitted by Craig Philpott

BH Photo #184057

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Gaviota Creek on US 101
Location
Santa Barbara County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1931
Builders
- E.P. Carter
- Ira Hodson
Design
Concrete open spandrel deck arch.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 107.9 ft.
Deck width: 35.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.48893, -120.22648   (decimal degrees)
34°29'20" N, 120°13'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/754687/3819862 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gaviota
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
16,000
Inventory numbers
CA 51-24L (California bridge number)
BH 11482 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2017)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 85.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • October 2, 2021: Updated by Luke: Added builders
  • April 15, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • September 30, 2016: New photo from Dave King
  • November 22, 2011: Updated by Craig Philpott: refined design
  • October 31, 2010: New Street View added by Craig Philpott
  • October 30, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: Corrected location

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Comments 

Gaviota Creek Bridge
Posted October 31, 2010, by Craig Philpott (cphilpott [at] puc [dot] edu)

It is unknown at this time if any elements of historical bridge exist under current highway alignment.