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Porcupine Bridge

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Overview
Through truss bridge over Klehini River on Porcupine Crossing in Skagway
Location
Haines Borough, Alaska
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1969; rehabilitated 1978
Design
2 span riveted Parker Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.1 ft.
Total length: 246.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.8 ft.
Also called
Porcupine Crossing Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+59.41269, -135.99925   (decimal degrees)
59°24'46" N, 135°59'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
8/443280/6586433 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Skagway B-3 NW
Inventory numbers
AK 1216 (Alaska bridge number)
BH 10046 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2014)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 30.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
179

Update Log 

  • September 14, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • September 11, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added common name
  • April 20, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added GPS and info.

Comments 

Klehini River Bridge
Posted September 11, 2016, by Ivan Tabler (vtabler [at] hotmail [dot] com)

The present Porcupine Crossing bridge is being replaced. Completion: Summer 2017.

Klehini River Bridge
Posted March 31, 2016, by Kyle Cuzzort (kyle [at] cuzzort [dot] org)

This bridge used to cross the Mendenhall River in Juneau; it was known as the Brotherhood Bridge. When it was replaced there in the early 1960s it was moved to Haines.