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Wahkeena Creek Bridge

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Wahkeena Creek Bridge

from northeast

Photo taken by Michael Goff on January 10, 2009

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BH Photo #132298

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Overview
Slab bridge over Wahkeena Creek (Gordon Creek) on Historical Columbia River Highway
Location
Multnomah County, Oregon
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1914
Builders
- Karl P. Billner
- Pacific Bridge Co. of Portland, Oregon
Design
The Historical Columbia River Highway crossing at Wahkeena Creek is one of the earliest examples of a concrete slab bridge in Oregon. The bridge consists of a concrete slab deck resting on stone masonry abutment walls.
Dimensions
Span length: 15.0 ft.
Total length: 15.0 ft.
Deck width: 30.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Gordon Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.57537, -122.12828   (decimal degrees)
45°34'31" N, 122°07'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/568013/5047239 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bridal Veil
Inventory number
BH 38504 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 8, 2010: New Street View added by Michael Goff
  • January 12, 2009: 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