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Ellsworth Street Bridge

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Ellsworth Street Bridge

Photo taken by Michael Goff on January 29, 2010

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BH Photo #156186

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Description 

1090 ft bridge (4 main spans consisting of 200 ft Parker through trusses). Replaced an 1887 structure.

Facts 

Overview
Parker through truss bridge over Willamette River on Eastbound US 20 in Albany
Location
Albany, Benton County, Oregon, and Linn County, Oregon
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1926; rehabilitated 1971
Builders
- Conde B. McCullough of Redfield, South Dakota (Bridge Engineer)
- Union Bridge Co. of Portland of Portland, Oregon
Design
Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 200.1 ft.
Total length: 1,089.9 ft.
Deck width: 25.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.9 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Willamette River (Albany) Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.63889, -123.10639   (decimal degrees)
44°38'20" N, 123°06'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/491562/4942842 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Albany
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
17,000
Inventory numbers
OR 01025D (Oregon Dept. of Transportation structure number)
BH 29847 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 46.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 19, 2018: Updated by Richard Doody: Corrected date built, added info on configuration and previous bridge replaced
  • April 10, 2018: New photo from Richard Doody
  • April 9, 2018: New photos from Richard Doody
  • April 26, 2010: New Street View added by Michael Goff
  • February 24, 2010: New photos from Michael Goff
  • April 20, 2009: Posted HAER photos
  • October 21, 2008: Updated by Michael Goff

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Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HAER OR-34 - Albany Bridge, Spanning Willamette River at U.S. Highway 20, Albany, Linn County, OR
  • Historic Highway Bridges of Oregon - Dwight A. Smith, James B. Norman & Pieter T. Dykman, Oregon Historical Society Press, 1989
  • Elegant Arches, Soaring Spans - Robert W. Hadlow, Oregon State University Press, 2001
  • Wikipedia - Ellsworth Street Bridge
  • Richard Doody