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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
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
125
Inventory numbers
NRHP 76001906 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 34477 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 20.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

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