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Potter Road Bridge

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South Elevation.

Photo taken by atomota in August 2010, CC BY-NC-SA 3.0

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BH Photo #196247

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Facts 

Overview
Parker through truss bridge over South Fork Nooksack River on Potter Road
Location
Whatcom County, Washington
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1927; rehabilitated 1974; replaced 2015
Design
Eight panel Parker through truss with riveted connections.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 149.9 ft.
Total length: 243.1 ft.
Deck width: 14.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.3 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
South Fork Nooksack River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+48.78912, -122.19943   (decimal degrees)
48°47'21" N, 122°11'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/558802/5404323 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Deming
Inventory number
BH 48519 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2014)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 12.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
750

Update Log 

  • July 26, 2016: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge has been demolished and replaced.
  • December 15, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • September 2, 2014: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added details of replacement project to future prospects.
  • March 28, 2011: Added by Nathan Holth

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Potter Road Bridge
Posted October 31, 2014, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)