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Coquille River Bridge

Photos 

General View From East

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #196477

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost swing span bridge over Coquille River on OR-42S (Fromerly US 101) in Coquille
Location
Coquille, Coos County, Oregon
Status
Removed and salvaged in 1993
History
Built 1922, Bypassed 1986, Demolished in 1993
Builders
- A.B. Gindley (Contractor)
- Conde B. McCullough of Redfield, South Dakota (Bridge Engineer)
Design
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.
Dimensions
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:
Coquille
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

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Sources 

  • 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