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Coquille River Bridge

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Removable Span

Photo taken by Michael Goff on March 2, 2010

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BH Photo #156774

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Description 

The Coquille River Bridge replaced the Conde B. McCullough designed steel swing span bridge near the same location in 1986. The lift out span is one of two of this type in Oregon.

Facts 

Overview
Removable span bridge over Coquille River on OR 42S in Coquille
Location
Coquille, Coos County, Oregon
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1986
Builders
- OBEC Consulting Engineers of Eugene, Oregon (Consulting Firm)
- Robert D. Carter (Design Engineer)
- Walter J. Hart (State Bridge Engineer)
Design
The Coquille River Bridge features a removable span that can be removed by a crane for river traffic. The Coquille bridge is one of two bridges of this type in Oregon, the other being the Willuski River Bridge near Astoria.
The remaining eight spans of the Coquille River Bridge are pre-stressed/pre-cast concrete girders, that are typical of highway bridges built during this era.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 82.0 ft.
Total length: 634.9 ft.
Deck width: 36.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.17389, -124.19806   (decimal degrees)
43°10'26" N, 124°11'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/402623/4780821 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Coquille
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
3,100
Inventory numbers
OR 00598D (Oregon Dept. of Transportation structure number)
BH 29926 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 59.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 19, 2010: New Street View added by Michael Goff
  • March 2, 2010: New photos from Michael Goff
  • March 18, 2009: Updated by Michael Goff
  • October 21, 2008: New photo from Michael Goff

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Sources 

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