< Back to All News

Purdon Bridge Facelift Continues

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.

Click here to listen to Josh Pack

purdonbridgeThe 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.
Click here to listen to Josh Pack

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.

KNCO Web Comments Guidelines

  1. Keep it clean. Comments with inappropriate language, no matter how cleverly spelled or decorated will not be posted.
  2. Comments on the way the story was written or misspelled words will be passed on to the story authors and not posted.
  3. Please use your real name. Anonymous comments or comments posted using a fake name or web handle may not be posted.
  4. Please use your real email address so we can contact you.
  5. No flaming. Any comments that are primarily of a name calling finger pointing nature may not be posted.
  6. The comment section is not a right it is a privilege. KNCO retains all rights as to what is posted on its website.

Leave A Comment



* captcha