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Independence Bridge

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Independence Bridge

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2010

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BH Photo #228087

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Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Willamette River on River Road South
Location
Independence, Marion County, Oregon, and Polk County, Oregon
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1951, Rehabilitated 1985
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 151.9 ft.
Total length: 2,216.0 ft. (0.4 mi.)
Deck width: 25.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.84556, -123.17972   (decimal degrees)
44°50'44" N, 123°10'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/485797/4965809 (zone/easting/northing)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
5,036
Inventory numbers
OR 05789A (Oregon Dept. of Transportation structure number)
BH 51754 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2015)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 42.4 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • March 21, 2012: New photos from Mike Goff
  • March 19, 2012: Added by Mike Goff

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Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Independence Bridge
Posted March 25, 2017, by Mark Ridenhour (nwharleypair [at] gmail [dot] com)

Photo of the bridge taken in 1951.

Independence Bridge
Posted January 17, 2017, by Nathan Holth (nathan [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Thanks Mike, that definitely explains the odd appearance I was seeing in the aerial images!

Independence Bridge
Posted January 12, 2017, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

The eastern approach looks like it has steel bents, not concrete piers as pictured. Does anyone (Mike) have photos of the east approach substructure?