I Street Bridge

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I Street Bridge
Swing bridge
I Street Bridge (Sacramento).jpg
Official name: I Street Bridge
Named for I Street: I Street, Sacramento
Country United States
State California
Counties Sacramento, Yolo
Municipalities Sacramento, West Sacramento
Road State Route 16 2 lanes
 - Track Union Pacific Railroad
 - Sidewalks Each side
Crosses Sacramento River
Length 400 ft (122 m)
Builder American Bridge Company
Design Swing
Material Steel
Built 1911
Maintained by Union Pacific Railroad
NBI Number [1]
I Street Bridge
I Street Bridge is located in California
I Street Bridge
Location CA 16, Sacramento, California
Coordinates 38°35′11″N 121°30′25″W / 38.58639°N 121.50694°W / 38.58639; -121.50694Coordinates: 38°35′11″N 121°30′25″W / 38.58639°N 121.50694°W / 38.58639; -121.50694
Area less than one acre
Built 1911 (1911)
Architectural style Double-Deck Steel Truss
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 82002233[1]
Added to NRHP April 22, 1982

The I Street Bridge is a historic metal truss swing bridge located on I Street in Sacramento, California crossing the Sacramento River connecting Yolo County with Sacramento County. Built in 1911 this historic bridge has a vertical clearance of 14 feet 8 inches (4.47 m) and was originally part of State Route 16.

The lower level of the bridge provides rail access to Sacramento from points south and west; the upper level provides highway access.


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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 

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