Purdon Road Bridge at Yuba River


The Nevada County Department of Public Works conducted rehabilitation and repair of the wooden deck and wooden railing. The bridge repairs improve public access and safety.

Bridge History

The Purdon Crossing Bridge over Yuba River was built in 1889 and is the only truss bridge of its kind still in use in California. The bridge was built by the Cotton Brothers of Oakland, CA and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Scope of Project

The project addressed the following items:

  • Rehabilitate and repair the bridge deck and railings.

Schedule/Status of Project

July 2020Rehabilitation complete

For more information, please contact:

Patrick Perkins
(530) 265-1712