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Suspension Bridge

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Description 

Across the road is a small abandoned garage structure that you can park in. There is a locked gate across the bridge. The side span has collapsed, so even if the deck was intact, the only way to cross the bridge is to climb the towers and go around the gate.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned wire suspension bridge over Hayfork Creek
Location
Trinity County, California
Status
Derelict/abandoned, most of deck missing. Unknown what it leads to.
History
This bridge was built after oil barrels were invented, they are used for the foundation. A bridge appears at this location on the 1982 Halfway Ridge USGS topo map, but not on the 1951 Hyampom topo.
Design
Wire/cable suspension, towers are truss-like.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 200.0 ft.
Total length: 220.0 ft.
Deck width: 2.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.59270, -123.26278   (decimal degrees)
40°35'34" N, 123°15'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/477764/4493577 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 86141 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 31, 2019: New Street View added by Daniel
  • July 30, 2019: Added by Everett Watterson Summer 2019

Sources 

  • Daniel