MGE completed the design and PS&E for the construction of a new pedestrian bridge crossing Oak Creek in the Montecito area of Santa Barbara County.  The bridge consists of a single-span, prefabricated steel truss superstructure supported on concrete abutments founded on cast-in-drilled-hole concrete piles.  The approaches consist of reinforced concrete retaining walls with a concrete walkway and metal picket railing.  The project also included drainage and adjacent street improvements, erosion control, and traffic control plans.

Client: County of Santa Barbara Public Works Department

Key Facts:

  • Construction completed in 2007

Project Manager/Bridge Project Engineer:  Bob Sennett