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Haunted Bridges & Overpasses Across California

It's no surprise that Bridges & Overpasses are known to be haunted - they're often the site of tragic accidents, and lover's quarrels gone awry. It is believed by many that when someone dies unexpectedly, or in a shocking or gruesome manner, their soul imprints on the location of the tragedy. Across California, there are numerous bridges and overpasses where locals have claimed to see ghostly apparitions, haunted hitchhikers, and the spirits of those who met an untimely demise at that location. Find out where you can spot local ghosts on local bridges below.
 
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  •   Foothill Boulevard Fontana, CA
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    This road was once part of Route 66 and is said to be haunted by a young man's ghost wearing a striped shirt and carrying a long stick, thought to be a buggy whip. His ghost crosses the street as cars approach and then vanishes. He is said to sometimes be accompanied by a black dog. Read More

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  •   Sand Canyon Road Santa Clarita, CA
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    The story surrounding this said-to-be haunted road states that some teenagers crashed their car on prom night in the mid-1980's near the intersection of Warm Springs Road and Sand Canyon Road. A teenage female ghost has been spotted here, trying to find help for her injured friends. Read More

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  •   Dogwood Road Ghost Girl El Centro, CA
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    The ghostly girl that is said to haunt this area is that of a girl who was killed in a car accident nearby. She is said to appear along the road after midnight. Stories say that if you give her a ride, she will eventually vanish from your car. And if you decide not to give her a ride, it has been said that she will sit on your car hood and try to cause an accident. Read More

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    A young man once died in a motorcycle accident on the Southwest corner of this intersection. A memorial stood at the location for him and witnesses reported seeing what appeared to be an apparition walking and standing by the corner near the candles. Read More

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    This bridge was built over the Arroyo Seco River in 1912 and is also known as the Suicide Bridge. The nickname came about after around 100 people were said to have jumped to their deaths from the bridge, starting in 1919. Reports say that during the Great Depression, there were almost 50 people that jumped. One legend says blames the bridge’s troubled past on a worker who fell and... Read More

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  •   Santa Margarita River Bridge Fallbrook, CA
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    Stories say there have been a number of strange things to happen nearby this bridge, which may be why many believe it is haunted. A small wagon train was demolished during the California Gold Rush and in the 1900's, three pairs of teens disappeared from their prom at the school that was built nearby. Their bodies later turned up drowned in the river. Read More

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  •   East 8 Mile Road Stockton, CA
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    Some that have driven along this road at night have claimed to see a woman in white standing at the side of the road. After the woman is seen, folks have looked in their rear-view mirror to find her sitting in their car's back seat. A Native American girl's apparition has also been spotted along this road. Read More

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  •   Chualar Road Salinas, CA
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    Stories ay that if you are on this road at night, a ghostly woman walks along the side of the road. As you drive past her, she vanishes. One report states that a motorcyclist was thrown off his bike by something unseen, blacked out and woke up to see a woman with black hair standing over him. When he blinked, she was gone. Read More

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  •   Brea Canyon Road Diamond Bar, CA
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    Over the past 20 years, there have been nearly a dozen deaths that have occurred along this stretch of Brea Canyon Road. The road is somewhat winding and is extremely dark at night. Many witnesses have claimed to see "phantom hitchhikers" and other eerie phenomena in the area during the night. Read More

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