Thousand Trails Double Lane Vehicular Bridge – Acton, CA

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A Testament to Innovation and Secure Access

In the heart of challenges often arises innovation, and Thousand Trails RV Park found itself in such a situation when the existing culvert system failed. Enter York Bridge Concepts, the architects behind the Thousand Trails double-lane vehicular bridge project. This article explores the design, construction, and impact of this timber bridge that now stands as a symbol of secure access for decades to come.

Culvert failure for Thousand Trails, Soledad RV Park in Acton, California

The Culvert System Failure

Thousand Trails RV Park, like any infrastructure, faced unexpected challenges. The failure of the existing culvert system not only disrupted access but also posed a threat to the overall safety and functionality of the park. At this critical juncture, the need for a robust and reliable solution became imperative.

York Bridge Concepts Provides The Solution

Recognizing the need for a comprehensive solution, Thousand Trails turned to York Bridge Concepts, a renowned name in the field of bridge design and construction. Known for their innovative approach and commitment to quality, York Bridge Concepts took on the challenge of designing a bridge that not only addressed the immediate access issues but also ensured long-term stability.


  • Width:
  • 22’ (20’8” Clear)
  • Length:
  • 320’
  • Height:
  • 22.25’ (from ground)
  • Capacity:
  • HS20-44
  • Construction:
  • Ground Level
  • Span Type:
  • Multiple Long Span
  • Span Lengths:
  • (1) 80’ | (2) 60’ | (5) 20'
  • Material:
  • ACZA Treated Rough Sawn Douglas Fir
  • Foundation:
  • Treated Douglas Fir
  • Stringers:
  • Douglas Fir Glulam Stringers
  • Vehicular Deck System:
  • 2” Douglas Fir Top Deck
    4" Douglas Fir Subdeck

  • Guide Rail System:
  • Decero™ Classic Design Series
  • Crossing:
  • Dry River Bed

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Case Study | Thousand Trails Bridge Construction by York Bridge Concepts in Acton, CA

Thousand Trails Case Study

Culvert Replacement With A Vehicular Timber Bridge

York Bridge Concepts created peace of mind with a timber-built vehicular bridge for owners & park visitors.

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Designing the Double-Lane Vehicular Bridge

The Thousand Trails timber bridge is a testament to thoughtful design and meticulous planning. The double-lane vehicular bridge was crafted with precision, taking into consideration the specific needs of the RV Park. The use of timber not only added an aesthetic appeal but also ensured a sustainable and durable solution.

Key Features of the Thousand Trails Timber Bridge

  1. Structural Integrity: The bridge was designed to withstand the rigors of vehicular traffic, ensuring structural integrity for years to come.

  2. Aesthetic Appeal: The use of timber added a natural and visually appealing element to the bridge, blending seamlessly with the surroundings of the RV Park.

  3. Long-Term Sustainability: York Bridge Concepts prioritized sustainability, ensuring that the bridge would serve the Thousand Trails RV Park for decades without compromising on safety or functionality.

Impact on Thousand Trails RV Park

The completion of the double-lane vehicular bridge project had a profound impact on the Thousand Trails RV Park. The secure access provided by the bridge not only alleviated immediate concerns but also enhanced the overall experience for park residents and visitors. The park now boasts a reliable and aesthetically pleasing bridge that stands as a symbol of resilience and innovation.

The bridge not only looks impressive but has proven its durability during subsequent weather challenges. It's a testament to the craftsmanship and engineering prowess of York Bridge Concepts.

Thousand trails guest

Achievement Of The Thousand Trails Project

In the face of adversity, the Thousand Trails timber bridge project stands tall as a remarkable achievement in bridge design and construction. York Bridge Concepts' commitment to innovation and sustainability has not only solved a critical infrastructure challenge but has also provided the RV Park with a secure access point that will endure the test of time. As we celebrate this triumph, we are reminded of the transformative power of thoughtful design and the resilience of well-executed projects.

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