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Blue River Bridge

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Blue River Bridge

Photo taken by Michael Goff on June 4, 2010

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BH Photo #167393

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Overview
Concrete deck girder bridge over Blue River on Blue River Drive
Location
Blue River, Lane County, Oregon
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1928
Builders
- Conde B. McCullough of Redfield, North Dakota (Bridge Engineer)
- E.R. Metzger (Contractor)
Design
The Blue River Bridge is a reinforced concrete deck girder bridge. The bridge is typical of bridges built during the era of State Bridge Engineer Conde B. McCullough. The bridge incorporates such signature features and architectural railing and brush hammered panels in the girders.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 222.1 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.15500, -122.34000   (decimal degrees)
44°09'18" N, 122°20'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/552776/4889300 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Blue River
Inventory numbers
ORNBI 39C183110500130 (Oregon bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 45473 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2014)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 66.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
938

Update Log 

  • September 29, 2016: New photos from Mike Garland
  • June 9, 2010: Added by Michael Goff

Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Mike Garland - Rapier342 [at] comcast [dot] net