Figure 1: The Sweetwater Steel Truss Bridge in Eastern SD County Nestled in the Sweetwater River Valley along Highway 94 is the 1929 Sweetwater River Bridge. For #seismicsaturday , we feature this wonderful example of an old steel truss bridge. The design of the bridge is a Pratt Truss (fig. 2). This means that the diagonal members […]Sweetwater Bridge: a Beautiful and Historic Steel Bridge in Eastern San Diego — Seismic Saturday
This guest column looks at the Sweetwater Truss Bridge, its surroundings and some facts about the truss bridge types. Some data, including the bridge’s location, plus more pics can be found here.