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I-5 - Veterans Bridge

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I-5 - Veterans Bridge

South Umpqua Spans from downstream.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in August 2013

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BH Photo #271616

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Overview
Pair of Warren deck truss bridges over South Umpqua River on I-5 in Roseburg
Location
Roseburg, Douglas County, Oregon
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1955; Widend 1976
Builders
- Consolidated Western Steel Co. of Los Angeles, California & Orange, Texas (Truss Fabricator)
- Glenn S. Paxson of Salem, Oregon (Bridge Engineer)
- Theodore C. Roake (Design Engineer)
- Walter J. Hart (Bridge Engineer - 1976 Widening)
Design
Warren deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 142.1 ft.
Total length: 713.9 ft.
Deck width: 44.6 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 100.0 ft.
Also called
South Umpqua River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.21917, -123.35778   (decimal degrees)
43°13'09" N, 123°21'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/470941/4785215 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Roseburg East
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
35,400
Inventory numbers
OR 07404 (Oregon Dept. of Transportation structure number)
BH 29960 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 81.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • December 9, 2013: New photos from Mike Goff
  • February 19, 2013: New photo from Mike Goff
  • June 28, 2010: New photos from Michael Goff
  • April 20, 2010: New Street View added by Michael Goff
  • March 17, 2009: New photos from Michael Goff

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Sources 

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

Comments 

I-5 - Veterans Bridge
Posted February 20, 2013, by Rebecca Burrow (rgburrow [at] gmail [dot] com)

Nice find on that plaque, Mike. While you were out there, did you happen to get photos of any mill marks? My database is pretty low on later examples. Thanks.