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Necarney Creek Bridge

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Necarney Creek Bridge

Photo taken by Michael Goff in October 2010

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BH Photo #184242

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Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Necarney Creek on US 101
Location
Tillamook County, Oregon
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1937
Builder
- Glenn S. Paxson of Salem, Oregon (Engineer)
Design
Located near Cannon Beach, the Necarney Creek Bridge was completed in 1937, the same year that the Chasm (Neahkahnie Mountain) Bridge was completed. Both bridges were designed by Glenn S. Paxson. The Necarney Creek Bridge’s girders and owers were constructed of steel, the first of its kind built in Oregon. It ushered in a period of structural steel bridges that lasted into the 1960s.
The Necarney Creek Bridge is situated in the Oswald West State Park. It was dedicated to one of the generous benefactors to the park Sam Reed.
(ODOT Coastal Highway Brochure - Spanning Oregon's Coast)
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 70.0 ft.
Total length: 602.0 ft.
Deck width: 26.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Sam Reed Bridge
Neahkahnie Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.75667, -123.95861   (decimal degrees)
45°45'24" N, 123°57'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/425447/5067458 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Arch Cape
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
3,500
Inventory numbers
OR 02311 (Oregon Dept. of Transportation structure number)
BH 43196 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 65.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • November 1, 2010: New photos from Michael Goff
  • April 26, 2010: New Street View added by Michael Goff
  • August 10, 2009: Added by Michael Goff

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