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Julia Butler Hansen Bridge

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Julia Butler Hansen Bridge

Photo taken by Michael Goff on October 2, 2009

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Overview
Through truss bridge over Columbia River on WA 409
Location
Wahkiakum County, Washington
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1939; rehabilitated 1987
Builders
- Clark H. Eldridge (Bridge Designer)
- Lacey V. Murrow (Washington State Director of Highways)
- Ralph W. Finke of Olympia, Washington (Bridge Engineer)
Design
Cantilevered Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 420.0 ft.
Total length: 2,615.3 ft. (0.5 mi.)
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.4 ft.
Also called
Puget Island Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.19667, -123.38333   (decimal degrees)
46°11'48" N, 123°22'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/470423/5115970 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cathlamet
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
1,924
Inventory number
BH 34580 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2015)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 38.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 14, 2018: New photo from Leslie R trick
  • April 7, 2018: New photo from Richard Doody
  • April 9, 2015: New photos from Mike Garland
  • January 12, 2014: Updated by Evin Fairchild: actually built in 1939
  • September 13, 2010: New Street View added by Michael Goff
  • October 5, 2009: Updated by Michael Goff: Added Builders

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Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Wikipedia - Julia Bulter Hansen Bridge
  • Wikipedia - SR 409 Route Description - Bridge Information Included
  • Washington State History Encyclopedia - Julia Butler Hansen Bridge Opens in August 1939
  • Mike Garland - Rapier342 [at] comcast [dot] net
  • Richard Doody
  • Leslie R Trick