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Bear Creek Bridge

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Bear Creek Bridge

Photo taken by Michael Goff on October 4, 2009

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Overview
Concrete tee beam bridge over Bear Creek on Old Highway 30 in Svenson
Location
Svenson, Clatsop County, Oregon
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1923
Design
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.
Dimensions
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")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/448572/5112389 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cathlamet Bay
Inventory numbers
ORNBI 07C13 041700010 (Oregon bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 43526 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 64.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
331

Update Log 

  • October 21, 2009: Added by Michael Goff

Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com