The Bear Creek Bridge is a classic reinforced concrete beam bridge constructed during the 1920's and 30's. The bridge features many of the standard aesthetic treatments of the era, such as the architectural railing.
The Bear Creek Bridge is also one of the remaining bridges from the original Lower Columbia River Highway alignment. Others include the Tide Creek Bridge in Columbia County, and the McCarthy Creek Bridge in Multnomah County.
Length of largest span: 32.2 ft.
Total length: 63.0 ft.
Deck width: 19.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.16314, -123.66612(decimal degrees) 46°09'47" N, 123°39'58" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
ORNBI 07C13 041700010 (Oregon bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 43526 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory(6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair(5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory(6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 64.1 (out of 100) View more at BridgeReports.com
January 12, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added category "Historic Columbia River Highway"; Removed duplicate+misspelt category
January 12, 2018: Updated by Leslie R trick: Added category "Hisotric columbia river highway"
October 21, 2009: Added by Michael Goff
Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com