Eel River Bridge Replacement 

Caltrans proposes to replace the existing Eel River Bridge (Caltrans Bridge #10-0236) on State Route 162 (SR162) in Mendocino County (post miles 8 to 8.4).

Project Benefits

  • Addressing potential seismic vulnerabilities and bridge rail upgrades.
  • Providing wider shoulders on roadway approaches and bridge deck.
  • Improving safety and access for bicyclists and pedestrians.


Begin Construction: Summer 2023

Funding Estimates


For more information, contact:

Project Manager
Katie Everett
(707) 684-6998

Public Information Officer (Media Inquires)
Manny Machado
(707) 496-6879, TTY 711


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Wide view of the existing Eel River Bridge on State Route 162 which spans post miles 8 to 8.4

View of existing bridge