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")
Approximate UTM coordinates
USGS topographic map
ORNBI 07C13 041700010 (Oregon bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 43526 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2011)
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)
October 21, 2009: Added by Michael Goff
Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com