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Shepperds Dell Bridge

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Shepperds Dell Bridge

July 13, 2007

Photo taken by Michael Goff in July 2007

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BH Photo #115905

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Shepperds Dell on Historical Columbia River Highway
Location
Multnomah County, Oregon
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1914
Builders
- Charles H. Purcell (Bridge Engineer)
- Karl P. Billner (Design Engineer)
- Pacific Bridge Co. of Portland, Oregon (Prime Contractor)
- The Construction Co. (Sub-Contractor)
Design
Open-spandrel concrete arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 149.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.9 ft.
Also called
Youngs Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.54664, -122.19777   (decimal degrees)
45°32'48" N, 122°11'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/562623/5043991 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bridal Veil
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
1,700
Inventory numbers
OR 04528 (Oregon Dept. of Transportation structure number)
BH 30115 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 29.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 9, 2018: New photos from Richard Doody
  • February 5, 2018: New photo from Dave King
  • October 9, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • October 8, 2017: New photos from Dana and Kay Klein
  • September 8, 2010: New Street View added by Michael Goff
  • April 20, 2009: Posted HAER photos
  • July 24, 2008: New photos from Michael Goff
  • July 8, 2008: Updated by Michael Goff
  • June 25, 2008: New photo from Michael Goff

Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HAER OR-23 - Shepperds Dell Bridge, Spanning Young Creek at Columbia River Highway, Latourell vicinity, Multnomah County, OR
  • Historic Highway Bridges of Oregon - Dwight A. Smith, James B. Norman & Pieter T. Dykman, Oregon Historical Society Press, 1989
  • Dana and Kay Klein
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Richard Doody

Comments 

Shepperds Dell Bridge
Posted November 23, 2007, by James Norman (james [dot] b [dot] norman [at] odot [dot] state [dot] or [dot] us)

A couple of photos for your collection. These were both shot for HAER and are in the public domain. photos by James Norman for HAER.