North Spring Street Bridge
Client: City of Los Angeles
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Construction Cost: $3 Million

Project Features:

  • Bridge Seismic Retrofit

  • Independent structural and quantity check

  • Historic bridge candidate to be eligible for the National Register
The North Spring Street Bridge, located in the city of Los Angeles over Los Angeles River between Sunset Blvd and North Broadway, is a historical bridge spanning in East-West directions and connects Second Street and North Broadway.

The project consisted of performing the independent check and validating the structural plans for the Spring Street Bridge. This project is part of the City of Los Angeles Bridge Retrofit program. This Bridge has been described as “one of the twelve significant bridges Over the Los Angeles River,” and has been determined to be eligible for the listing in the national Register of Historic Places by the Caltrans statewide bridge survey.

As independent checker, Athalye Consulting Engineers was responsible for critical verification of the seismic analysis results and retrofit. The seismic design criteria and capacity deisgn principles were strictly followed in the independent check calculations.