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The bridge over the Salinas River on San Lucas-Lockwood Rd is not technically on the old 101 route, but it is such a classic and well preserved example of the early California highway bridges that I included it. According to Cal-Trans records, this 16 ft. wide narrow bridge was built in 1915. It's barely wide enough for two compact cars to pass, and trucks have to go over it one at a time.

View looking west from near the current 101 freeway.

View facing west. Note the weight and truck limit signs.

View from the west end of the bridge.

The supports are similar in design to others that I have seen in Bradley, San Ardo, and King City.

Another view from underneath looking East.

View looking East from the West side of the old bridge.


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