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Multnomah Creek Bridge

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Multnomah Creek Bridge

July 2, 2008

Photo taken by Michael Goff in July 2008

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BH Photo #116652

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Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Multnomah Creek on Historical Columbia River Highway
Location
Multnomah County, Oregon
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1914
Builders
- Charles H. Purcell (Bridge Engineer)
- Karl P. Billner (Design Engineer)
- Pacific Bridge Co. of Portland, Oregon (Contractor)
Design
Closed-spandrel concrete arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 38.0 ft.
Total length: 67.0 ft.
Deck width: 21.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.57776, -122.11702   (decimal degrees)
45°34'40" N, 122°07'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/568889/5047514 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Multnomah Falls
Inventory numbers
OR 04534 (Oregon Dept. of Transportation structure number)
BH 30110 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 12.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
3,600

Update Log 

  • September 8, 2010: New Street View added by Michael Goff
  • April 15, 2010: New Street View added by James Baughn
  • April 20, 2009: Posted HAER photos
  • September 25, 2008: Updated by Michael Goff: Added Builder
  • July 8, 2008: Updated by Michael Goff
  • July 7, 2008: New photo from Michael Goff

Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HAER OR-36-H - Historic Columbia River Highway, Multnomah Creek Bridge, Historic Columbia River Highway spanning Multnomah, Troutdale vicinity, Multnomah County, OR
  • Historic Highway Bridges of Oregon - Dwight A. Smith, James B. Norman & Pieter T. Dykman, Oregon Historical Society Press, 1989