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Richardson Bridge

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Richardson Bridge

Photo taken by Michael Goff in April 2011

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BH Photo #196851

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Overview
Double-intersection Warren through truss bridge over Amazon Creek on Fern Ridge Trail
Location
Eugene, Lane County, Oregon
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built over Crooked River in Crook County, OR in 1912, Relocated to Siuslaw River in Lane County, OR in 1956, Relocated to present location in 1986
Builders
- Coast Bridge Co. of Portland, Oregon (Bridge Design)
- E.D. Achey (1912 - Crooked River Location Contractor)
- Northwest Steel Co. of Portland, Oregon (Steel Fabricator)
Design
Double intersection Warren through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 124.0 ft.
Total length: 124.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.5 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Crooked River Bridge
Siuslaw River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.04652, -123.14296   (decimal degrees)
44°02'47" N, 123°08'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/488547/4877049 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Eugene West
Inventory number
BH 48533 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 4, 2013: New Street View added by Mike Goff
  • April 5, 2011: New photos from Michael Goff
  • March 30, 2011: Added by Michael Goff

Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HAER OR-10 - Siuslaw River Bridge, Spanning Siuslaw River, Richardson Road, County Road 5018, Walton vicinity, Lane, OR
  • Historic Highway Bridges of Oregon - Dwight A. Smith, James B. Norman & Pieter T. Dykman, Oregon Historical Society Press, 1989
  • Locations of the Richardson Bridge - Google map showing the three locations of the bridge.