The Southwest Highway Bridge crosses the Cal Sag Canal between the LaGrange Road Bridge and the Harlem Avenue Bridge. It was built in 1931. It was rehabbed in 1971 and 2003.The builder/contractor is unknown.
It is a metal 9 panel rivet-connected Parker through truss, fixed and approach spans: metal continuous stringer (multi-beam) fixed. There is one main span and four approach spans. The main span length is 216 feet. The structure measures 346.5 feet. Roadway width is 43.6 feet.
Bridge Inspection as of 8/2011
Deck Condition Rating. Satisfactory 6 out of 9
Superstructure. Condition. Rating. Satisfactory 6 out of 9
Substructure. Condition. Rating. Satisfactory 6 out of 9
Appraisal: Functionally Obsolete