Purdon Road Bridge at Shady Creek


The Nevada County Department of Public Works has replaced the existing Purdon Road Bridge at Shady Creek. The new bridge meets current standards and load capacity and improves public access and safety.

The bridge is located on Purdon Road near Tyler Foote Crossing Road.

Bridge History

The old Purdon Road Bridge that spanned over Shady Creek was built in 1945, widened in 1956, and strengthened in 1975 was determined to be Structurally Deficient. A newly constructed bridge is now in place at the same location of the old structure.

Scope of Project

The project addressed the following items:

  • Replaced the old bridge with one that meets current standards
  • Restored the alignment of the road after the new bridge was in place

Schedule/Status of Project

July 2019Construction complete

For more information, please contact:

Patrick Perkins
(530) 265-1712