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BNSF - 6th Street Viaduct


6th Street Viaduct

from southwest

Photo taken by Michael Goff on January 21, 2009


BH Photo #132516

Street View 


Concrete stringer bridge over W 6th St, W 5 St, Grant Ave. on BNSF Railway in Vancouver
Vancouver, Clark County, Washington
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1907 Replaced by UCEB in 2014
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Reinforced concrete beam bridge carrying the BNSF Railway Columbia River Line east of Portland/Vancouver.
The 6th Street Viaduct is one of the oldest reinforced concrete bridges in Washington State.
Length of largest span: 34.1 ft.
Total length: 487.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.62583, -122.67861   (decimal degrees)
45°37'33" N, 122°40'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/525053/5052526 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Inventory number
BH 38549 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 1999)
Overall condition: Fair
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 4, 2018: Updated by Leslie R Trick: added year that the bridge was replaced
  • September 9, 2010: New Street View added by Michael Goff
  • January 21, 2009: Added by Michael Goff


  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Leslie R Trick - Leslie [dot] Trick [at] gmail [dot] com


BNSF - 6th Street Viaduct
Posted March 31, 2018, by Tom in Vancouver USA

This was demolished

BNSF - 6th Street Viaduct
Posted May 21, 2015, by Ralph Demars

According to a street view file Aug.2014, this bridge is gone.

BNSF 6th Street Viaduct
Posted February 23, 2010, by Michael Goff (michael [dot] goff [at] odot [dot] state [dot] or [dot] us)

Earl, is this realignment and replacement you are refering to part of the Columbia River Crossing Project or is BNSF planning some work in Vancouver?

BNSF 6th Street Viaduct
Posted February 22, 2010, by Earl Poulsen (thedanishduke [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This structure is do to be domolished with realignment and closure to some the of the rail crossings.