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Vista Ridge Tunnel

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Vista Ridge Tunnel - West Portal

Photo taken by Michael Goff on September 4, 2008

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BH Photo #122875

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Facts 

Overview
Pair of tunnels under Vista Ridge on US 26 in Portland
Location
Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1969
Design
The eastbound tunnel is 1001.0 feet (305 m) in length; the westbound tunnel is 949 feet (289 m). Both have 41 ft (12.5 m) of horizontal and 15.58 ft (4.75 m) of vertical clearance. The eastbound tunnel was completed in 1969; the westbound finished a year later. There is a six percent grade through the tunnels.
Information From Wikipedia entry on Vista Ridge Tunnels
Dimensions
Total length: 1,001.0 ft.
Deck width: 41.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.6 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.51599, -122.69844   (decimal degrees)
45°30'58" N, 122°41'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/523552/5040317 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Portland
Average daily traffic (as of 1998)
65,800
Inventory numbers
OR 09103 (Oregon Dept. of Transportation structure number)
BH 29894 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 1998)
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Categories 

Built 1969 (96)
Built during 1960s (1,832)
Have street view (24,314)
Multnomah County, Oregon (111)
Open (37,739)
Oregon (1,069)
Owned by state (14,485)
Portland, Oregon (67)
Total length 1000-2500 feet (1,712)
Tunnel (1,061)
US 26 (19)

Update Log 

  • September 8, 2010: New Street View added by Michael Goff
  • September 4, 2008: New photos from Michael Goff
  • September 3, 2008: Updated by Michael Goff

Sources 

  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com