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Skipanon River Bridge

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Skipanon River Bridge

Side elevation from the southwest.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2019

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BH Photo #444727

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Description 

The Skipanon River Bridge on the Fort Stevens Highway Spur is an example of a small scale moveable bridge built by the Oregon State Highway Department.

The bridge consists of three spans, single concrete girder approach spans with a steel girder main span.

The main span was originally designed to be movable with the span hinging upward in a bascule. The draw opperations ware all manual.

The moveable span was fixed at an unknown date.

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Skipanon River on OR-104 Spur (Old US-101)
Location
Warrenton, Clatsop County, Oregon
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1929
Design
Steel stringer/girder main span with concrete girder approach span.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 45.9 ft.
Total length: 130.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.14946, -123.92414   (decimal degrees)
46°08'58" N, 123°55'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/428634/5111069 (zone/easting/northing)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
2,289
Inventory numbers
OR 01400 (Oregon Dept. of Transportation structure number)
BH 84678 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 26.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Beam (14,383)
Built 1929 (956)
Built during 1920s (9,486)
Clatsop County, Oregon (36)
Concrete girder (925)
Deck girder (5,049)
Girder (9,141)
Have street view (25,417)
Movable (2,849)
NR-eligible (4,016)
Open (38,219)
Oregon (1,100)
Owned by state (15,136)
Removable (20)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,954)
Steel stringer (5,620)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,672)
Warrenton, Oregon (2)

Update Log 

  • March 17, 2019: Added by Mike Goff

Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com