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Stevenson Bridge

   


Stevenson Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: April 6, 2013
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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Stevenson Bridge Road Over Putah Creek
Location
Rural: Solano County, California and Yolo County, California
Structure Type
Concrete Tied Rainbow Through Arch, Fixed and Approach Spans: Concrete T-Beam, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1923 By Builder/Contractor: J. L. Webster

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
108 Feet (32.9 Meters)
Structure Length
298 Feet (90.8 Meters)
Roadway Width
20 Feet (6.1 Meters)
Spans
2 Main Span(s) and 2 Approach Span(s)
NBI Number
23C0092

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This bridge is a rare example of a rainbow arch bridge, and as a multi-span example it has additional significance. The bridge has two rainbow arch main spans and a concrete t-beam approach span at each end. Immediately west of this bridge the ruined remains of tall cassions, likely a substructure from a previous bridge, remain in place. The bridge retains excellent historic integrity with no alterations noted. One problem however is that it is one of the most graffiti-covered bridges ever documented by HistoricBridges.org. Not only is half the bridge nearly completely covered in paint from graffiti, someone even went so far as to glue carved panels with various designs on them right onto some sections of the bridge railing. Some people in this area apparently have way too much time on their hands. Perhaps they should consider applying for a job working for the contractors who will be retrofitting this historic bridge in 2016.

This bridge was designed by Yolo and Solano County Engineers, and constructed by J. L. Webster.

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