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Umpqua River Bridge

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Umpqua River Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: September 3, 2018

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Oregon Coast Highway (US-101) Over Umpqua River and McIntosh Slough
Location
Reedsport: Douglas County, Oregon: United States
Structure Type
Metal Rivet-Connected Parker Through Truss, Movable: Swing (Center Bearing Center Pier) and Approach Spans: Concrete Tied Rainbow Through Arch, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1936 By Builder/Contractor: Teufel and Carlson of Seattle, Washington and Engineer/Design: Conde Balcom McCullough (Oregon State Highway Commission)

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
1966
Main Span Length
430 Feet (131 Meters)
Structure Length
2,206 Feet (672 Meters)
Roadway Width
27 Feet (8.23 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s) and 27 Approach Span(s)
NBI Number
1822

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HAER Documentation, Oregon Coast Highway Bridges - Data Pages - Drawings

This bridge stands out among the many historic bridges on the Oregon Coast Highway as one of the signature spans of the highway. This bridge is noted for its unusual combination of concrete arch spans that lead up to a through truss swing span.

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43.709610,-124.101030

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