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Youngs Bay Bridge

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Old Youngs Bay Bridge

Photo taken by Michael Goff on August 1, 2009

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    Facts 

    Overview
    Bascule lift bridge over Youngs Bay on US 101 Bus.
    Location
    Astoria, Clatsop County, Oregon
    Status
    Open to traffic
    History
    Built 1921
    Builders
    - Conde B. McCullough of Redfield, South Dakota (Bridge Engineer)
    - Raymond A. Furrow (Construction Supervisor)
    Design
    Dougle leaf Chicago style bascule lift
    Dimensions
    Length of largest span: 166.4 ft.
    Total length: 1,845.3 ft.
    Deck width: 20.5 ft.
    Approximate latitude, longitude
    +46.16873, -123.83814   (decimal degrees)
    46°10'07" N, 123°50'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
    Approximate UTM coordinates
    10/435298/5113136 (zone/easting/northing)
    Quadrangle map:
    Astoria
    Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
    7,200
    Inventory numbers
    OR 00330 (Oregon Dept. of Transportation structure number)
    BH 29915 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
    Inspection report (as of October 2015)
    Overall condition: Poor
    Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
    Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
    Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
    Sufficiency rating: 7 (out of 100)
    View more at BridgeReports.com

    Update Log 

    • June 23, 2018: New photo from Dave King
    • December 16, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
    • February 10, 2015: Photos imported by Dave King
    • September 23, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler
    • April 27, 2010: New Street View added by Michael Goff
    • August 5, 2009: New photos from Michael Goff
    • April 20, 2009: Posted HAER photos

    Sources 

    • Elegant Arches, Soaring Spans - Robert W. Hadlow, Oregon State University Press, 2001
    • HAER OR-128 - Old Young's Bay Bridge, Spanning Young's Bay at Milepoint 6.89 on Warrento, Astoria vicinity, Clatsop County, OR
    • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
    • Douglas Butler
    • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com