Work continues on the rehabilitation of the Purdon Road Bridge on the South Yuba River. Project Engineer, Joshua Pack say the project includes repair and replacement of some of the structural supports as well as cleaning and painting of the historic bridge.
The 2nd phase of construction will begin on July 16th and includes a complete abrasive blasting and repainting to restore the bridge to its original black paint color.
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The bridge will be closed to all traffic beginning next Tuesday July 16th. This process is expected to take approximately 4-6 weeks to complete.
The existing parking lot and on-road parking on the south side of the bridge and access to nearby beaches and recreational trails will be open to the public. will be closed to the public, but pedestrian access to the river via nearby trails and parking along the north side of the bridge will be available north of the road closure approximately 300 feet north of the bridge.