|August 1999 (34.06667 Degrees, -118.22333 Degrees) Los Angeles River Bridges|
The next bridge downstream over the Los Angeles River is the North Main Street Bridge, a reinforced concrete deck arch built in 1910 by Carl Leonhardt and H.G. Parker. It is a three span, open spandrel arch, 300 ft long and 56 ft wide. It has a modern look for a 105 year old bridge with flat arch segments and minimalist openings for an open spandrel arch. It's as if the designers were showing how much shallower a three span arch bridge could be than the North Broadway Viaduct. The Bridgehunter mentioned that this bridge is currently being retrofitted, hopefully without changing it's interesting appearance.
Los Angeles County, California Bridges: North Main Street Bridge across the Los Angeles River by Mark Yashinsky is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
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