[UPDATE] Keep It Light, Warns Hum. County Public Works About Traffic on Historic Berta Ranch Covered Bridge

Berta Ranch Covered Bridge

Berta Ranch Covered Bridge

Press release from the Humboldt County Department of Public Works:

The Humboldt County Department of Public Works has issued traffic restrictions for only Passenger Vehicle traffic allowed at this time [on the Berta Ranch Covered Bridge] .

Commercial vehicle traffic is prohibited at this time to no more than 3-ton vehicle weight.

 

UPDATE Friday: According to Humboldt County Public Works,

As of 12:30 pm on June 14, the Humboldt County Department of Public Works has lifted the weight restrictions on Berta Bridge.

The Bridge is now open to all traffic.
Thank you for your patience during repairs.

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5 comments

  • Groba dude trustafarian osnt

    Does commercial vehicles prohibited mean loaded pickups?

  • I haven’t been out there in a while, but isn’t the bridge the only access to a good number of houses?

    • The maps show a way from 101 but I have never tried it. If it really exists. A lot of maps in Humboldt are very , hmm…,theoretical.

  • Gee, I wonder if anyone will try to repair the bridge?

    Naaaaaaaahhhhh… I forgot. It’s Humboldt.

    $50 says pickup hauling, I dunno, bags of cement, or 4000 lbs potting soil, or other normal necessities, in water before October…

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