Folsom Celebrates 100th Anniversary Of Rainbow Bridge

In Folsom they are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Rainbow Bridge on Sunday, February 10. The iconic bridge first opened to traffic in 1919.

The bridge was originally built to help handle the growing number automobiles trying to get across the American River. 100 years later officials say the bridge now is used by more than 25,000 vehicles every day.

The centennial celebration begins on Sunday, February 10, with several promotional events and activities scheduled to take place over the following 100 days before a day-long celebration on Saturday, May 4 in Folsom.

Commemorative posters and prints of the original bridge designs are available free-of-charge at Folsom City Hall, 50 Natoma Street in Folsom and the Greater Folsom Partnership office, 200 Wool Street in Folsom. Digital versions are available online .

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