Lilac Road Bridge

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West Lilac Road Bridge/ Walter F. Maxwell Memorial Bridge
Lilac Road Bridge
Lilac Road Bridge
Locale San Diego, California
Official name Walter F. Maxwell Memorial Bridge
Material Reinforced concrete
Total length 745 feet
Longest span 455 feet
Designer Fred G. Michaels, John Suwada. William Wells (consultant)
Construction cost $1,500,000
Opened 1978

The Lilac Road Bridge is a reinforced concrete arch bridge in San Diego, California, built in 1978 at a cost of $1,500,000.[1] Its main span is 455 feet (139 m), with a total length of 745 feet (227 m). It was designed by Fred G. Michaels and John Suwada, with architecture consulting by William Wells.[2][3] This bridge is one of the two overcrossings in San Diego County with this unique arch design, the other being the Eastgate Mall Bridge.[4][5] When traveling northbound on I-15 it is the noticeably high bridge before the SR 76 exit.


Coordinates: 33°18′1.0″N 117°9′0.0″W / 33.300278°N 117.150000°W / 33.300278; -117.150000