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Alsea Bay Bridge

Photos 

Alsea Bay Bridge

1984

Photo from the Oregon Department of Transportation website

BH Photo #117426

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost concrete tied arch bridge over Alsea Bay on U.S. 101 in Waldport
Location
Waldport, Lincoln County, Oregon
Status
Replaced by new Alsea Bay Bridge in 1991
History
Built 1936 , Replaced due to corrosion in the reinforcement in 1991
Builders
- Conde B. McCullough of Redfield, South Dakota (Bridge Engineer)
- Lindstrom & Feigenson of Portland, Oregon (Contractor)
- Marshall Dresser (Construction Supervisor)
- Parker & Banfield of Portland, Oregon (Contractor)
- T.H. Banfield (Contractor)
Design
Concrete through arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 210.0 ft.
Total length: 3,028.0 ft. (0.6 mi.)
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.43210, -124.07137   (decimal degrees)
44°25'56" N, 124°04'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/414729/4920425 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Waldport
Inventory number
BH 36863 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 5, 2020: New photos from Mike Garland
  • October 22, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • October 18, 2011: New photos from Michael Goff
  • July 1, 2010: New photo from Michael Goff
  • April 19, 2009: Posted HAER photos
  • July 29, 2008: New photo from Michael Goff
  • July 14, 2008: Added by Michael Goff

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Historic Highway Bridges of Oregon - Dwight A. Smith, James B. Norman & Pieter T. Dykman, Oregon Historical Society Press, 1989
  • HAER OR-14 - Alsea Bay Bridge, Spanning Alsea Bay at Oregon Coast Highway, Waldport, Lincoln County, OR
  • Elegant Arches, Soaring Spans - Robert W. Hadlow, Oregon State University Press, 2001
  • Bridges of the Oregon Coast - Ray Bottenberg, Arcadia Publishing, 2006
  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Mike Garland - Rapier342 [at] comcast [dot] net