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McGee Creek Bridge

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McGee Creek Bridge

Photo taken by Michael Goff on July 2, 2009

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BH Photo #142176

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Overview
Wooden Kingpost pony truss bridge over McGee Creek on Lolo Pass Road
Location
Hood River County, Oregon
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1952
Design
Wooden Kingpost pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 44.0 ft.
Total length: 79.1 ft.
Deck width: 11.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.45639, -121.78167   (decimal degrees)
45°27'23" N, 121°46'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/595257/5034373 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bull Run Lake
Elevation
2318.0 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 29982 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 9, 2009: Updated by Michael Goff
  • July 6, 2009: Updated by Michael Goff

Sources 

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

Comments 

McGee Creek Bridge
Posted July 9, 2009, by Michael Goff (michael [dot] goff [at] odot [dot] state [dot] or [dot] us)

I would agree Gene... change noted

McGee Creek Bridge
Posted July 8, 2009, by Gene McCluney (mccluney [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

Since this unique structure does not have bracing across the top that you would drive under, I don't see how it could be called a through-truss. Even though it is somewhat unique in design, it should be classified as a "pony" truss.