Bridge Replacement

A wooden footbridge improves neighborhood access and safety in Homestead Valley.


  • Maintain the natural beauty of Homestead Valley.
  • Provide safe access to trails.


  • Aging wooden structure safely removed.
  • New concrete footings, landings, bridge, and handrails installed.
  • Waterline upgraded.


  • June 2016: Hydraulic analysis report
  • April 2017–June 2018: Permitting process
  • February–May 2018: Site layout, engineering, design and specifications
  • July 2018: Construction bidding
  • August–September 2018: Demolition and construction
  • October 2018: Bridge opens to the neighborhood

This project required approvals by the following agencies:

  • California Department of Fish and Wildlife
  • San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board
  • United States Army Corps of Engineers