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Captain William Moore Bridge

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View from the east

Photo taken by Jann Mayer in June 2017

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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Overview
Cable-stayed bridge over Captain William Moore Creek on Klondike Highway in Skagway
Location
Skagway, Alaska
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
A massive rolled-concrete culvert is being built to bypass this bridge. The bridge will remain in place.
History
Built 1976
Design
Cable-stayed
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 250.0 ft.
Total length: 299.9 ft.
Deck width: 27.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 98.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+59.58500, -135.19667   (decimal degrees)
59°35'06" N, 135°11'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
8/488893/6605211 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Skagway C-1 SW
Inventory numbers
AK 1304 (Alaska bridge number)
BH 10044 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2014)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 85.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
366

Update Log 

  • August 13, 2017: Updated by Jann Mayer: Updated status - bridge is being bypassed
  • October 29, 2014: New photos from Patrick S. O'Donnell

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