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Nehalem River Bridge

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Nehalem River Bridge

Replaced

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2016

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BH Photo #351358

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Swing bridge over Nehalem River
Location
Tillamook County, Oregon
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1922, Replaced with post-tensioned box girder in 1984.
Builder
- Conde B. McCullough of Redfield, North Dakota (Bridge Engineer)
Design
Parker through truss swing span with timber trestle approaches.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 234.0 ft.
Total length: 683.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.2 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.2 ft.
Also called
North Fork Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.70898, -123.88904   (decimal degrees)
45°42'32" N, 123°53'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/430799/5062098 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
OR 00574 (Oregon Dept. of Transportation structure number)
BH 69967 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (11,949)
Built 1922 (613)
Built during 1920s (8,766)
Conde B. McCullough (109)
Lost (18,681)
Lost 1984 (71)
Lost during 1980s (1,049)
Movable (2,705)
Oregon (865)
Owned by state (13,669)
Parker through truss (1,165)
Parker truss (1,519)
Riveted (1,875)
Span length 175-250 feet (1,809)
Swing (1,248)
Through truss (12,897)
Tillamook County, Oregon (29)
Timber stringer (3,342)
Total length 500-1000 feet (2,538)
Truss (29,443)

Update Log 

  • April 7, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • April 7, 2016: Updated by Mike Goff: Added information from plan sheets
  • November 12, 2015: Added by Douglas Butler

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