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Fremont Bridge

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Fremont Bridge

Photo taken by Michael Goff

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Overview
Steel through arch bridge over Willamette River on I-405 in Portland
Location
Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1973
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York (Steel Fabricator & Erector)
- Murphy Pacific Corp. (Contractor)
- Parsons Brinckerhoff (Consultant)
Design
Steel through arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 1,255.3 ft.
Total length: 2,159.0 ft. (0.4 mi.)
Deck width: 68.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 18.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.53794, -122.68274   (decimal degrees)
45°32'17" N, 122°40'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/524770/5042760 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Portland
Inventory numbers
OR 02529 (Oregon Dept. of Transportation structure number)
BH 29897 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2012)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 76.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
116,700

Update Log 

  • May 30, 2013: New photos from M. D. Caillet
  • October 4, 2010: New photos from Michael Goff
  • September 8, 2010: New Street View added by Michael Goff
  • April 20, 2009: Posted HAER photos
  • July 17, 2008: New photos from Michael Goff
  • July 8, 2008: Updated by Michael Goff
  • July 7, 2008: New photos from Michael Goff

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Sources 

  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Bridges of Portland - Ray Bottenberg, Arcadia Publishing, 2007
  • HAER OR-104 - Fremont Bridge, Spanning Willamette River, carrying Interstate 405, Portland, Multnomah County, OR
  • The Portland Bridge Book - Sharon Wood Wortman, Oregon Historical Society Press, 2001
  • Wikipedia - Fremont Bridge
  • American Bridge - Fremont Bridge Project Webpage