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UP - Willamette River Bridge

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Williamette River Railroad Bridge

Oregon

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #281428

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Facts 

Overview
Swing span bridge over Willamette River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Linn County, Oregon, and Lane County, Oregon
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1906, Replaced 2013-14
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- Amtrak Cascades
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Abandoned swing span with two Parker through truss, one Pratt through truss, one steel plate girder and two large trestle approach spans.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 245.0 ft.
Total length: 1,575.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.24765, -123.17538   (decimal degrees)
44°14'52" N, 123°10'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/485997/4899394 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Junction City
Inventory number
BH 51758 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 29, 2018: New photo from Leslie R Trick
  • April 9, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • March 20, 2012: Added by Michael Goff

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Hamilton Construction - Bridge replacement project page
  • Douglas Butler
  • Leslie R Trick - Leslie [dot] Trick [at] gmail [dot] com