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Gaviota Pass Truss Bridge

Photos 

ca. 1915 photo

BH Photo #474925

Description 

Apparently constructed in 1915 when the pass was completed. The pass was realigned in 1931 and the current concrete arch bridge was built.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Gaviota Creek on Rt 1/US 101
Location
Santa Barbara County, California
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1915
Design
5-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.48906, -120.22626   (decimal degrees)
34°29'21" N, 120°13'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/754707/3819876 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 89784 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1915 (1,274)
Built during 1910s (10,131)
California (2,758)
Lost (30,600)
Lost 1931 (126)
Lost during 1930s (1,123)
Pratt through truss (6,304)
Pratt truss (10,655)
Replaced by new bridge (20,825)
Santa Barbara County, California (34)
Through truss (18,241)
Truss (37,281)

Update Log 

  • July 1, 2020: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • July 1, 2020: New photo from Tony Dillon

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Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com