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This is a list of all 2 bridges from the suspension bridge inventory crossing Feather River. 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.
1856 Bidwell Bar
Oroville, California, USA (Feather River)
Bridgemeister ID:52
Structurae ID:0024776
O'Donnell ID:425
Coordinates:N 39.537483 W 121.45415
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BPL, DSL200106, LACE
Principals:Bidwell Bridge Co.
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:In use, but restricted to foot traffic (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (iron)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~220f
Notes
  • Dismantled before completion of Oroville Dam and replaced by the 1965 high-level Bidwell Bar suspension bridge. The 1856 structure was later reassembled about 1.5 miles south of the new Bidwell Bar bridge. Coordinates provided here are for the current location of the bridge at Kelly Ridge.
  • Replaced by 1965 Bidwell Bar - Oroville, California, USA.
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
1965 Bidwell Bar
Oroville, California, USA (Feather River - Oroville Reservoir)
Bridgemeister ID:220
Structurae ID:0000563
O'Donnell ID:424
Coordinates:N 39.54816 W 121.43006
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:California Department of Water Resources
Use:Vehicular (two-lane heavy, with walkway)
Status:In use
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1

Notes
Photo by David Denenberg

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