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Chili Bar Bridge, Spanning South Fork of American River at State Highway 193, Placerville, El Dorado County, CA

Chili Bar Bridge, Spanning South Fork of American River at State Highway 193, Placerville, El Dorado County, CA

 
 
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Summary

Significance: The Chili Bar Bridge, determined eligible for the National Register of Historic Places in 1986, is a major work of a significant designer. John B. Leonard was a pioneering proponent of the use of reinforced concrete in California. He designed many of the earliest reinforced concrete arch bridges in the state.
Survey number: HAER CA-137
Building/structure dates: 1922 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1953 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1980 Subsequent Work

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Date

1969 - 1980
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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Leonard, John B
Maul, David, transmitter
place

Location

Placerville (Calif.)38.78552, -120.81700
Google Map of 38.785519, -120.8170028
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Source

Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html