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Meridian Bridge (1977)

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Meridian Bridge

Meridian Bridge

Photo taken by Larry Matthews, March 31, 2008

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BH Photo #113496

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Overview
Cable-stayed swing bridge over Sacramento River on CA 20 at Meridian
Location
Meridian, Sutter County, California, and Colusa County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1977
Design
Cable-stayed swing
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 180.1 ft.
Total length: 678.2 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 43.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.14500, -121.91833   (decimal degrees)
39°08'42" N, 121°55'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/593473/4333424 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Meridian
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
7,600
Inventory numbers
CA 18-8 (California bridge number)
BH 11654 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 65.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • August 13, 2017: Added photos from Gene Russell
  • May 26, 2010: New Street View added by Craig Philpott
  • March 31, 2008: New photos from Larry Matthews

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Meridian Bridge (1977)
Posted June 7, 2021, by Briggs Moor (bmoor [at] resultsradio [dot] com)

I had previously read, but likely over 10 years ago now, that the Meridian Bridge is the only Center Swing Rim Bearing Cable-Stayed bridge in the U.S. (and one of only 2 in the world as I recall). Would you happen to know if this is still the case?