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The Colorado Street Bridge was designed and built in 1913 by the Kansas City (MO)-based firm of J.A.L. Waddell. With a span of 1,486 feet and known for its distinctive Beaux Arts arches, lights, and railings, the bridge is on the National Register of Historic Places and has been designated a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark by the American Society of Civil Engineers. In 1989, after the Loma Prieta earthquake in Northern California, the bridge was declared a seismic hazard and closed to traffic. It was reopened in 1993 after a substantial retrofit. Side view of the Colorado Street Bridge in Pasadena.
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00035300 SecurityÂ Pacific National Bank Collection Pasadena-Bridges-Colorado Street Bridge. CARL0000038521 http://18.104.22.168/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/99492
Bridges--California--Pasadena Arch bridges--California--Pasadena National Historic Civil Engineering Landmarks Waddell, J. A. L.(John Alexander Low),1854-1938 Colorado Street Bridge (Pasadena, Calif.) Arroyo Seco (Los Angeles County, Calif.) Pasadena (Calif.)