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Hess Creek Canyon Footbridge

Photos 

Dedication Plaque

Photo taken by Mike Garland in December 2016

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BH Photo #411194

Map 

Description 

Completed in August 2015, the 220-foot clear-span timber truss bridge was dedicated and named on November 5th, 2015. The name honors Leo (class of '45) and Abigail (Miller) Crisman (class of '43) for their longtime family legacy at George Fox.

Facts 

Overview
Howe timber through truss bridge over Hess Creek on Footpath
Location
Newberg, Yamhill County, Oregon
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 2015
Builders
- Andersen Construction Co. of Portland, Oregon (Contractor)
- KPFF Consulting Engineers of Seattle, Washington (Engineer)
- Western Wood Structures of Tualatin, Oregon
Design
Howe timber through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 220.0 ft.
Total length: 220.0 ft.
Also called
Crisman Crossing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.30353, -122.96586   (decimal degrees)
45°18'13" N, 122°57'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/502676/5016670 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Newberg
Inventory number
BH 71429 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 19, 2017: New photos from Mike Garland
  • March 19, 2016: Added by Luke

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Comments 

The Longest Clear Span Timber Truss Bridge in the Contiguous United States (with lights)
Posted February 23, 2021, by Crisman Crossing Fan Club

We here at GFU LOVE the longest clear span timber truss bridge in the contiguous United States. She helps us cross the canyon and is the true connecting piece of our campus. Praise her sturdy beams!