California Street Pedestrian Bridge

The California Street Bridge spans 400-foot across the Clark Fork River in Missoula, Montana.  The bridge provides a pedestrian and bicycle river crossing for the western edge of downtown Missoula.  A single concrete and steel tower supports the center of the bridge.  In addition to supporting the trusses and steel tower support creates an observation deck over an existing river island.  Two pair of 5-foot tall, 200-foot long steel trusses span from the landings to the center tower.  The steel trusses and connecting concrete deck carry the structure’s dead load, and the steel tower and 10 pair of steel suspension cables carry the live load.

 

The California Street Bridge spans 400-foot across the Clark Fork River in Missoula, Montana.  The bridge provides a pedestrian and bicycle river crossing for the western edge of downtown Missoula.  A single concrete and steel tower supports the center of the bridge.  In addition to supporting the trusses and steel tower support creates an observation deck over an existing river island.  Two pair of 5-foot tall, 200-foot long steel trusses span from the landings to the center tower.  The steel trusses and connecting concrete deck carry the structure’s dead load, and the steel tower and 10 pair of steel suspension cables carry the live load.


 

The California Street Bridge spans 400-foot across the Clark Fork River in Missoula, Montana.  The bridge provides a pedestrian and bicycle river crossing for the western edge of downtown Missoula.  A single concrete and steel tower supports the center of the bridge.  In addition to supporting the trusses and steel tower support creates an observation deck over an existing river island.  Two pair of 5-foot tall, 200-foot long steel trusses span from the landings to the center tower.  The steel trusses and connecting concrete deck carry the structure’s dead load, and the steel tower and 10 pair of steel suspension cables carry the live load.


 

The California Street Bridge spans 400-foot across the Clark Fork River in Missoula, Montana.  The bridge provides a pedestrian and bicycle river crossing for the western edge of downtown Missoula.  A single concrete and steel tower supports the center of the bridge.  In addition to supporting the trusses and steel tower support creates an observation deck over an existing river island.  Two pair of 5-foot tall, 200-foot long steel trusses span from the landings to the center tower.  The steel trusses and connecting concrete deck carry the structure’s dead load, and the steel tower and 10 pair of steel suspension cables carry the live load.


 

The California Street Bridge spans 400-foot across the Clark Fork River in Missoula, Montana.  The bridge provides a pedestrian and bicycle river crossing for the western edge of downtown Missoula.  A single concrete and steel tower supports the center of the bridge.  In addition to supporting the trusses and steel tower support creates an observation deck over an existing river island.  Two pair of 5-foot tall, 200-foot long steel trusses span from the landings to the center tower.  The steel trusses and connecting concrete deck carry the structure’s dead load, and the steel tower and 10 pair of steel suspension cables carry the live load.



AT A GLANCE
Location: Missoula, Montana
Project Size: NA
Construction Completed: 1999