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Gorton Creek Bridge

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Gorton Creek Bridge

from northeast

Photo taken by Michael Goff on January 10, 2009

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BH Photo #132305

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Overview
Slab bridge over Gorton Creek on Herman Creek Road (Historical Columbia River Highway )
Location
Hood River County, Oregon
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1919
Builders
- A.D. Kern (Contractor)
- Lewis W. Metzger (Engineer)
Design
The Gorton Creek Bridge is a three span reinforced concrete slab bridge. The design is typical of other L.W. Metzger bridges on the Historical Columbia River Highway.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 20.0 ft.
Total length: 49.9 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.69028, -121.77250   (decimal degrees)
45°41'25" N, 121°46'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/595576/5060368 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Carson
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
66
Inventory numbers
ORNBI 27C35 605 00352 (Oregon bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 38506 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 66.7 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • April 3, 2013: New Street View added by Mike Goff
  • February 9, 2009: Updated by Michael Goff: Fixed Typo
  • January 12, 2009: Added by Michael Goff

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