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Baker River Bridge

Photos 

Baker River Bridge Looking North

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #195987

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Baker River on Old WA 20 in Concrete
Location
Concrete, Skagit County, Washington
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1916; rehabilitated 2004
Builders
- Bowerman & McCloy of Seattle, Washington (Design Engineers)
- J.R. Wood & Co. of Seattle, Washington. (Contractor)
- Washington Portland Cement Co. (Contractor)
Design
Open-spandrel deck arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 195.9 ft.
Total length: 269.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 4, 1976
Also called
Henry Thompson Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+48.54056, -121.74472   (decimal degrees)
48°32'26" N, 121°44'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/592654/5377144 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lake Shannon
Inventory numbers
NRHP 76001906 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 34477 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 20.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
125

Update Log 

  • March 3, 2014: New photos from Larry Dooley
  • March 18, 2012: New Street View added by Craig Philpott
  • March 24, 2011: New photos from Michael Goff

Sources 

  • HAER WA-105 - Baker River Bridge
  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Joseph Giuliano - jwgiuliano [at] icloud [dot] com
  • Larry Dooley