Atwater Village in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
North Atwater Bridge
City of Los Angeles North Atwater Bridge construction completed 2019.
This bridge over the Los Angeles River was made possible by the City of Los Angeles and a generous donation from the La Kretz Family Foundation. Initiated by River LA, this is the first steel cable-stayed bridge in the city of Los Angeles that was designed for pedestrians, bicyclists, and equestrians to safely cross the Los Angeles River to access Griffith Park.
Erected 2019 by City of Los Angeles.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Bridges & Viaducts • Parks & Recreational Areas.
Location. 34° 7.853′ N, 118° 16.386′ W. Marker is in Atwater Village, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker can be reached from the Los Angeles River Bike Path near Chevy Chase Drive. Located on the east side of the L.A.River near North Atwater Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3919 Rigali Ave, Los Angeles CA 90039, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Adobe of the Rancho Los Feliz The Feliz Family (approx. half a mile away); Griffith Park Merry-Go-Round (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of the Old Los Angeles Zoo (approx. 0.9 miles away); Glendale Station Clock (approx. 0.9 miles away); William Mulholland (approx. one mile away); William Mulholland Memorial Fountain (approx. one mile away); 100 Years of Golf in Griffith Park (approx. 1.3 miles away).
Regarding North Atwater Bridge. A cable-stayed bridge has individual cables from the tower to the deck, in contrast to the suspension bridge where the cables supporting the deck are connected vertically to a main cable.
This bridge is 325 feet long, 35 feet wide, and 126 feet tall.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 16, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 16, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.