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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, South 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
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
3,600
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 report (as of July 2015)
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: 53.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

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