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Big Creek Bridge

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Big Creek Bridge

Photo taken by Michael Goff in July 2011

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BH Photo #210667

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Overview
Reinforced concrete tied arch bridge over Big Creek on US 101
Location
Lane County, Oregon
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1931
Builders
- Conde B. McCullough of Redfield, North Dakota (Bridge Engineer)
- Mowat Construction Co. of Woodinville, Washington (Rehabilitation Contractor)
- Union Bridge & Construction Co. of Kansas City, Missouri (Contractor)
Design
Concrete tied arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.0 ft.
Total length: 239.3 ft.
Deck width: 27.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 20.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 5, 2005
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.17436, -124.11532   (decimal degrees)
44°10'28" N, 124°06'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/410842/4891843 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Heceta Head
Inventory numbers
OR 01180 (Oregon Dept. of Transportation structure number)
NRHP 05000519 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 30015 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 53.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
3,600

Update Log 

  • October 10, 2014: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • March 10, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Added NRHP info & imported photos
  • August 25, 2011: New photos from Michael Goff
  • April 20, 2010: New Street View added by Michael Goff
  • April 8, 2010: New Street View added by James Baughn
  • August 10, 2009: New photos from Michael Goff
  • April 20, 2009: Posted HAER photos
  • July 30, 2008: Updated by Michael Goff

Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HAER OR-86 - Big Creek Bridge, Spanning Big Creek on Oregon Coast Highway (US101), Florence vicinity, Lane County, OR
  • Elegant Arches, Soaring Spans - Robert W. Hadlow, Oregon State University Press, 2001
  • Wikipedia - Big Creek Bridge
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com