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Canyon Creek Bridge

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Canyon Creek Bridge

Photo taken by Michael Goff on June 2, 2010

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Overview
Stringer bridge over Canyon Creek on Main Street (Old US 99)
Location
Canyonville, Douglas County, Oregon
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1921
Builder
- Parker & Banfield of Portland, Oregon (Contractor)
Design
The Canyon Creek Bridge built in 1921 is a classic example of a reinforced concrete deck girder bridge built during the early years of highway construction. The Oregon State Highway Department designed bridge features many of the standard architectural treatments of the 1920-30's era.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 44.9 ft.
Total length: 89.9 ft.
Deck width: 19.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.92485, -123.27694   (decimal degrees)
42°55'29" N, 123°16'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/477399/4752507 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Canyonville
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
3,223
Inventory numbers
OR 00548A (Oregon Dept. of Transportation structure number)
BH 45570 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 55.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 3, 2013: New Street View added by Mike Goff
  • July 1, 2010: Added by Michael Goff

Sources 

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

Comments 

Canyon Creek Bridge
Posted December 13, 2010, by Michael Goff (michael [dot] goff [at] odot [dot] state [dot] or [dot] us)

Western Oregon has a pretty mild climate with mild summers and wet winters. The freeze-thaw cycles are pretty limited unlike in other parts of the country. In addition we do not use much salt in deicing the roads which really helps slows the deterioration of bridges.

I can almost guarantee that this bridge has seen very minimal maintenance since it was bypassed and turned over to the county in the 1960ís when Interstate 5 was constructed.

Canyon Creek Bridge
Posted December 13, 2010, by Anonymous

Interesting, they must have mild weather there. The bridge looks in pretty good shape for 1921.