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Honker Cut Bridge

Honker Cut Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: April 5, 2013

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
8 Mile Road (Empire Tract Road) Over Honker Cut (White Slough)
Location
Rural: San Joaquin County, California: United States
Structure Type
Metal Rivet-Connected Through Truss, Movable: Swing (Center Pier) and Approach Spans: Concrete Slab, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1936 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
1975
Main Span Length
204 Feet (62.18 Meters)
Structure Length
480 Feet (146.3 Meters)
Roadway Width
20 Feet (6.1 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s) and 16 Approach Span(s)
NBI Number
29C0219

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This bridge is a good example of a riveted through truss swing bridge. The swing span has a very shallow tower that barely rises above the surrounding top chord. The concrete approach spans appear to have been replaced. In some cases, new piers were also erected, and the old ones left behind which are still standing today.

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