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Coquille River Bridge


General View From East

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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BH Photo #196477

Street View 


Lost swing span bridge over Coquille River on OR-42S (Fromerly US 101) in Coquille
Coquille, Coos County, Oregon
Removed and salvaged in 1993
Built 1922, Bypassed 1986, Demolished in 1993
- A.B. Gindley (Contractor)
- Conde B. McCullough of Redfield, South Dakota (Bridge Engineer)
The Coquille River Bridge is on the original route of the Oregon Coast Highway. The swing span of the bridge was a 255-foot rivited steel through Parker Truss with a timber deck.
Length of largest span: 255.0 ft.
Total length: 730.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.17356, -124.19276   (decimal degrees)
43°10'25" N, 124°11'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/403053/4780779 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Inventory number
BH 37728 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 13, 2018: New photo from Leslie R trick
  • March 30, 2011: New Street View added by Jason Smith
  • March 30, 2011: New photos from Michael Goff
  • October 21, 2008: Added by Michael Goff

Related Bridges 


  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Historic Highway Bridges of Oregon - Dwight A. Smith, James B. Norman & Pieter T. Dykman, Oregon Historical Society Press, 1989
  • Elegant Arches, Soaring Spans - Robert W. Hadlow, Oregon State University Press, 2001
  • HAER OR-32 - Coquille River Bridge, Spanning Coquille River at State Route 244, Coquille, Coos, OR
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler
  • Leslie R Trick - Leslie [dot] Trick [at] gmail [dot] com