Historic Dedication of the Lagunitas Road Bridge

Historic Dedication of the Lagunitas Road Bridge (HM17FO)

Location: Ross, CA 94957 Marin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 57.736', W 122° 33.403'

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Corte Madera Creek

— Ross, California - March 20, 2011 —

This structure replaces Bridge No. 27C0071, a contributing element to the Ross Historic Bridges District, eligible for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places. The original bridge was completed on January 13, 1910 as part of a $12,500 bond issue approved by Ross voters 75-7 for the construction of five "concrete bridges to replace the present wooden bridges" throughout the Town. John Buck Leonard, a pioneer and leading designer of reinforced concrete bridges, was the engineer. The four "electroliers," which were installed on the original bridge in 1911, were funded by a donation from Ross resident Harriette deWitte Kittle. They were removed prior to demolition, recast and replaced on the current bridge.
HM NumberHM17FO
Year Placed2011
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 7:06am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 538939 N 4201721
Decimal Degrees37.96226667, -122.55671667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 57.736', W 122° 33.403'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 57' 44.16" N, 122° 33' 24.18" W
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Area Code(s)415
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2 Lagunitas Rd, Ross CA 94957, US
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