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This is a list of the only bridge from the suspension bridge inventory crossing Arroyo Grande Creek. Please note that different rivers with the same name will be grouped together. For example, selecting 'Bear Creek' shows bridges across several different Bear Creeks. Also, similarly named rivers are grouped separately. For example, 'River Dee' (UK) bridges are grouped separately from 'Dee River' (Australia) bridges. Wherever you see a "Bridgemeister ID" number you can click it to isolate the bridge on its own page. Click here to go to the list of crossings.
1875 (swinging bridge)
Arroyo Grande, California, USA (Arroyo Grande Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:307
Coordinates:N 35.12336 W 120.57703
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:Newton Short
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Main span:171f
Notes
  • A rotary club plaque at the bridge reads, "To connect his properties, Newton Short built this swinging bridge without sides about 1875. Sides were added after 1902. The bridge was given to the City of Arroyo Grande on July 14, 1911,... Due to severe storm damage, the bridge was rebuilt in 1995."
Photo by David Denenberg

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