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Bixby Creek Bridge

Bixby Creek Bridge

General Information

Structural Type: Arch bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Built: 1931 - 1933
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Carmel-by-the-Sea, Monterey County, California, USA, North America
Address: CA 1
Crosses
  • Bixby Creek

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 109.7 m
total length 218 m
height above valley floor or water 79.2 m
pier height 46 m

Materials

piers reinforced concrete
arch reinforced concrete

Participants

Design
(role unknown)
Seismic retrofit
Design

Relevant Web Sites

Relevant Publications

  • Bonatz, Paul & Leonhardt, Fritz Brücken, Karl Robert Langewiesche Verlag, Königstein im Taunus (Germany), 1956; pp. 85
  • Chen, Wai-Fah & Duan, Lian Bridge Engineering Handbook, CRC Press, Boca Raton (USA), ISBN 0849374340, 1999; pp. 67-23
  • Fernández Troyano, Leonardo Tierra sobre el agua, Colegio de Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y Puertos, Madrid (Spain), ISBN 8438001483, 1999; pp. 358
  • Jackson, Donald C. Great American Bridges and Dams, John Wiley & Sons, New York (USA), ISBN 0471143855, 1984; pp. 264-265
  • Leonhardt, Fritz Brücken / Bridges (4th edition), Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, Stuttgart (Germany), ISBN 3421025908, 1994; pp. 218-219
  • Pollock, Brad & Benoit, J. M. & Pajouhesh, Dave Safeguarding Bixby Bridge, in "Civil Engineering Magazine", January 2000, n. 1 v. 70
  • Prade, Marcel Les grands ponts du monde: Hors d'Europe, Brissaud, Poitiers (France), ISBN 2902170688, 1990; pp. 141
Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0000502
Created: 16/11/1999
Last Updated: 07/10/2013