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Gakona River Bridge

Photos 

December 2002 Gakona Bridge, Tok Cut-Off Road

Photo by Mark Yashinsky

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA)

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BH Photo #272355

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Gakona River on Tok Cutoff Highway in Gakona
Location
Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1950; Demolished 2011
Design
Parker Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 225.1 ft.
Total length: 229.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Also called
Tok Cutoff Highway Bridge
Gakona Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+62.30119, -145.30792   (decimal degrees)
62°18'04" N, 145°18'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
6/587743/6908880 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gulkana B-3 SW
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
427
Inventory numbers
AK 646 (Alaska bridge number)
BH 10063 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 83.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • January 3, 2014: Photo imported by Fmiser
  • August 22, 2012: Updated by K. A. Erickson: Bridge has been replaced
  • March 31, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: corrected GPS data updated design

Sources 

  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • K. A. Erickson