Lake Hodges Bicycle Bridge
The Lake Hodges Bridge is a component of Interstate 15 that spans Lake Hodges, just south of Escondido, California. Lake Hodges Bridge is an important part of San Diego's North-South transportation axis.
The original bridge was constructed in 1919. The bridge later became integrated into the newly constructed U.S. Route 395. As part of a roadway realignment and improvement project, the original structure was demolished in 1968, and replaced with a new structure in 1969. That bridge was subsequently replaced in 1981, when I-15 was built to supersede US 395.
Currently, the bridge is one of the major traffic headaches in North San Diego County. The nature of the lake and the surrounding land makes the bridge the only way into the city of San Diego on the inland route. The only two major ways around the bridge are the Del Dios Highway, a two-lane winding road to Interstate 5 via Del Mar, and the 25-mile (40 km) trip through Ramona into Escondido. Although paved access roads through the San Pasqual Valley to the east of Lake Hodges do exist, they are lightly traveled and are not designed to handle heavy traffic. The bridge is thus effectively the only crossing point for drivers on the route.
The current bridge is a concrete viaduct. It was widened and replaced in 2006-2009 as part of a project to add managed lanes in the I-15 corridor.
Depending on the amount of rainfall in San Diego County, Lake Hodges's water level fluctuates significantly. As such, Lake Hodges Bridge may cross over water or a dry lake bed from time to time. Due to the vast amount of vegetation that springs up when water levels are low, the area below the bridge has been jokingly referred to as "Hodges National Forest".

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Lake Hodges Bicycle/Pedestrian Bridge - San Dieguito River Park
Located approximately 1000 feet west of the I-15 freeway bridge over Lake Hodges in San Diego (click on location map above to enlarge it) this project was built ...
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Lake Hodges Bridge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Lake Hodges Bridge is a component of Interstate 15 that spans Lake ... A separate pedestrian/bicycle bridge located immediately to the west of the I-15 span ...
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David Kreitzer Lake Hodges Bicycle/Pedestrian Bridge and Bike Path
Aug 28, 2011 ... Project Awarded. This project breaks the boundaries of a defined landscape architecture. While it is easy to appreciate the Lake Hodges ...
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David Kreitzer Lake Hodges Bicycle Pedestrian Bridge - T.Y. Lin ...
On May 15, 2009, the world's longest stress-ribbon bridge opened in San Diego, California. T.Y. Lin International developed the concept for this bridge and ...
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David Kreitzer Lake Hodges Bicycle Pedestrian Bridge | California ...
The project team behind David Kreitzer Lake Hodges Bicycle Pedestrian Bridge in Baldwin Hills showed that a gas station can be more than a simple box shape ...
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David Kreitzer Lake Hodges Bicycle Pedestrian Bridge
On May 15, 2009, the world's longest stress ribbon bridge opened in San. Diego, California. The David Kreitzer. Bicycle Pedestrian Bridge uses high- strength ...
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Lake Hodges Pedestrian Bridge - Flatiron Construction Corp.
In between Escondido and Rancho Bernardo, Calif., Flatiron constructed the Lake Hodges Bicycle/Pedestrian Bridge, a 990-foot long stress-ribbon bridge ...
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Lake Hodges Bicycle/Pedestrian Bridge - George Cooke
Lake Hodges Bicycle/Pedestrian Bridge. The new Dave Kreitzer bicycle / pedestrian bridge over Lake Hodges is now open. This beautiful new bridge provides ...
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Lake Hodges pedestrian-bike bridge opens | UTSanDiego.com
May 15, 2009 ... Planned for a decade, the 990-foot-long pedestrian and bicycle bridge over Lake Hodges connects Rancho Bernardo and Escondido.
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David Kreitzer Lake Hodges Bicycle/Pedestrian Bridge, San Diego ...
DYWIDAG Strand Tendons Stabilize World's Longest Stress-Ribbon Bridge in California. The 300m (990ft) long David Kreitzer Lake Hodges Bicycle/Pedestrian ...
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David Kreitzer Lake Hodges Bicycle Pedestrian Bridge. Merit Award. AECOM Technology Corporation California State University San Bernardino Energy ...
Lake Hodges | San Diego Reader
Lake Hodges May 2 2012 We open the gate we record and we wait Were headlong ... On this day in November 2009, The David Kreitzer Lake Hodges Bicycle ...
Lake hodges Escondido, CA - Yelp
Apparently there are only 4 other stressed ribbon style bridges in the western hemisphere ans the Lake Hodges Bicycle/Pedestrian Bridge is the longest ...
[PDF]City of San Diego Bicycle Master Plan Update
Jun 10, 2009 ... Better bicycle access to colleges and universities located in San Diego is ... and routes rather than costly projects like the Lake Hodges Bridge.
Bridge over lake takes shape - San Diego Union-Tribune
Nov 28, 2008... A pedestrian and bicycle bridge is finally forming over Lake Hodges, ... University of California San Diego and San Diego State University, ...
ESCONDIDO: Lake Hodges pedestrian, bike bridge to open Friday ...
May 10, 2009 ... Officially known as the David Kreitzer Lake Hodges Bicycle Pedestrian Bridge, the span will be an alternate route for cyclists who brave the I-15 ...
Lake Hodges Bicycle/Pedestrian Bridge - San Dieguito River Park
Located approximately 1000 feet west of the I-15 freeway bridge over Lake Hodges in San Diego (click on location map above to enlarge it) this project was built ...
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Afoot and Afield San Diego County: A Comprehensive Hiking Guide
Afoot and Afield San Diego County: A Comprehensive Hiking Guide
Jerry Schad, 2007
After about 0.4 mile, the walkway turns sharply right and passes under the I-15 bridge that goes over the east arm of Lake Hodges. A foot/bicycle bridge going across the water, parallel to the freeway on the west side, is slated for imminent ...
PCI Journal
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2009
the longest stress-ribbon bridge in the world, the precast concrete David Kreitzer Lake Hodges Bicycle Pedestrian Bridge in San Diego, Calif., spans an environmentally protected lake. C»nr'i'>y o> M,>rk Dptco Professional Membership ...
101 Hikes in Southern California: Exploring Mountains, Seashore, and Desert
101 Hikes in Southern California: Exploring Mountains, Seashore, and Desert
Jerry Schad and David Money Harris, 2013
Trek the diverse terrain of Southern California, from desert to beach to mountaintop, on an easy stroll or overnight adventure, with this ultimate guide to the 101 best hikes in the Southland. Covers the Santa Monica, San Gabriel, San Jacinto, and San Bernardino mountains, and the Mojave and Colorado deserts. This updated and revised edition of one...
Trail Runners Guide: San Diego
Trail Runners Guide: San Diego
Jerry Schad, 2010
Lake Hodges has become the most popular recreation destination in the -mile -long San Dieguito River Park, now taking form along the San Dieguito ... At the time of this writing, a foot/ bicycle bridge across the water, on the west side of.
To Forgive Design: Understanding Failure
To Forgive Design: Understanding Failure
Henry Petroski, 2012
When planes crash, bridges collapse, and automobile gas tanks explode, we are quick to blame poor design. But Henry Petroski says we must look beyond design for causes and corrections. Known for his masterly explanations of engineering successes and failures, Petroski here takes his analysis a step further, to consider the larger context in which a...
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Urban Treasures
"From my backyard, I can get on a trail that goes through a little canyon and connects up to Lake Hodges, which is a huge ... bike bridge has been voted Best Piece of Public Art by the readers of the Tucson Weekly for three consecutive years.
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Lake Hodges’ water fluctuation to continue - Pomerado News | Pomerado News
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Lake Hodges Bridge | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
New bicycle and pedestrian bridge spanning Lake Hodges between the cities of San Diego and Escondido. The David Kreitzer Lake Hodges Bicycle Pedestrian Bridge is the longest 'stressed ribbon' bridge in the world.
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911 - California Bicycle Injury Law: Lake Hodges Pedestrian and Bike Bridge Opens
In a victory for pedestrians and cyclists in Escondido a $10 million project connecting Escondido and Rancho Bernardo trails recently opened for use. This ambitious project has taken more than 10 years of planning and fundraising, and is designed to make minimal imopact on area wildlife while withstanding the stress of constant use.
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10 best bets for things to do in & around 92129 There is something to be said that you live in an community that allows for so many opportunities for
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Bicycle Camping in San Diego County: Dixon Lake
This is truly a beautiful location just above Escondido at the same general access point as Daley Ranch. Warning for cyclists: the last half-mile getting up to this access point is a killer; it's extremely steep! Loaded as I was with all my camping gear I chose to walk the bike up this hill.
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North Shore Trail – Lake Hodges « TRAIL-HIKERS.COM
Sunset DrEscondido, CAGet Directions →Trailmap: North Shore Lake Hodges TrailmapDirections to Trail: Sunset Drive Trailhead: North on I-15, exit Via Rancho Parkway, go east. Take a right at Sunset Drive (first light) and drive to trailhead parking lot at the cul de sac or park along the street.
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West Coast Lifestyle: Lake Hodges Reservoir
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Guest Post: Two Cyclocross Races | BikeSD
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San Dieguito River Park - An In-Crisis Work in Progress Worth Visiting | 100 Peaks
San Dieguito River Park 14103 Highland Valley Road Escondido, CA 92025 760-765-3020 sdrp@sdrp.org Agency: San Dieguito River Park Conservancy Beginning in
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Lake Hodges Hiking
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