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Foresthill Bridge - Auburn, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 38° 54.854 W 121° 02.291
10S E 670088 N 4309089
Quick Description: The Foresthill Bridge in Auburn, CA.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 4/11/2014 11:09:21 PM
Waymark Code: WMKGFZ
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Long Description:
"The Foresthill Bridge over the North Fork American River is the highest (deck height) bridge in the U.S. state of California and the fourth highest in the United States. It is sometimes referred to as the Auburn-Foresthill Bridge or the Auburn Bridge.

Originally constructed to accompany the unbuilt Auburn Dam, the bridge stands 731 feet above the riverbed. It was fabricated in 1971 by Kawasaki Heavy Industries in Japan, built by Willamette Western Contractors, and opened in 1973. The bridge spans the North Fork of the American River in Placer County between the city of Auburn and the town of Foresthill in the Sierra Nevada foothills." (visit link)
Date Built: 1/1/1971

Length of Span:
862 feet


Parking Coordinates:: Not Listed

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Visit Instructions:
Log your find with a picture of the bridge with yourself or your GPS in the foreground. This shot does not have to be taken "on" the bridge. The shot should show the "truss" structure of the bridge as well.
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