Bridgeport Covered Bridge

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SW of French Corral over S. Yuba River, French Corral, California

Covered bridge over South Fork Yuba River on Pleasant Valley Road in South Yuba State Park

Photo 

Bridgeport Covered Bridge

Photo Taken in March 2000

Photo taken by Larry Matthews

Map 

Street View 

Description 

The Bridgeport bridge is also on the National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark list. This bridge has a span of 208' & was the second longest span. It became the longest single span covered bridge in 2011 after New York’s Old Blenheim Bridge was washed away by a flood.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 14, 1971
Reference number
71000168
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Combination truss & arch
Areas of significance
Engineering; Transportation; Architecture
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Road-related
Current function
Road-related
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1850-1874
Significant year
1862

Update Log 

  • January 20, 2017: Updated by Jim Allen: expanded description
  • November 6, 2016: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger
  • January 12, 2013: Updated by Jim Allen: refined coordinates, added description note
  • September 26, 2010: New photo from Larry Matthews

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