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Pioneer Bridge


Pioneer Bridge

Photo taken by Michael Goff on March 18, 2007


BH Photo #116259

Street View 


Deck truss bridge over Shasta River on CA 263
Siskiyou County, California
Open to traffic
Built 1931
Cantilevered Warren deck truss
Length of largest span: 414.1 ft.
Total length: 794.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Shasta River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.80881, -122.59442   (decimal degrees)
41°48'32" N, 122°35'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/533689/4628628 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
Inventory numbers
CA 2-13 (California bridge number)
CA 02-13 (California bridge number)
BH 11581 (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: 74.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • September 15, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • May 6, 2018: New photo from Patrick Schmit
  • August 20, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Riveted"
  • June 19, 2016: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Painted green"
  • November 2, 2011: Photo imported by Michael Goff
  • October 31, 2010: New photo from Craig Philpott
  • March 25, 2010: New photos from Michael Goff
  • July 8, 2008: Updated by Michael Goff
  • June 30, 2008: New photos from Michael Goff

Related Bridges 


  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs


Pioneer Bridge
Posted April 4, 2019, by Daniel

https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015021026458;vi... has a decent contemporary article about the construction of the new highway, including a photo of this bridge being built.

Pioneer Bridge
Posted May 5, 2010, by Chuck Morton (chuck [dot] morton [at] dot [dot] ca [dot] gov)

Polyester concrete was placed on the bridge deck in 2009. Has a nice ride now.