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Moffett Creek Bridge

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Moffett Creek Bridge

Photo taken by Michael Goff in June 2011

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BH Photo #218077

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Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Moffett Creek on Historic Columbia River Highway (Abandoned)
Location
Multnomah County, Oregon
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built in 1915 by A. Guthrie and Company, Abandoned in the 1940 and is now part of Historic Columbia River Highway trail.
Builders
- A. Guthrie & Co. of St. Paul, Minnesota (Contractor)
- Charles H. Purcell (Bridge Engineer)
- Lewis W. Metzger (Design Engineer)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 170.0 ft.
Total length: 207.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.62374, -121.97776   (decimal degrees)
45°37'25" N, 121°58'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/579689/5052751 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tanner Butte
Inventory number
BH 36814 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 10, 2015: Photo imported by Dave King
  • April 3, 2013: New Street View added by Mike Goff
  • October 18, 2011: New photos from Michael Goff
  • April 20, 2009: Posted HAER photos
  • July 23, 2008: Updated by Michael Goff
  • July 8, 2008: Updated by Michael Goff
  • July 7, 2008: Added by Michael Goff

Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Historic Highway Bridges of Oregon - Dwight A. Smith, James B. Norman & Pieter T. Dykman, Oregon Historical Society Press, 1989
  • HAER OR-49 - Moffett Creek Bridge, Spanning Moffett Creek at Old Columbia River Highw, Warrendale, Multnomah County, OR