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Reedsport Railroad Bridge

Umpqua River Railroad Bridge

Reedsport Railroad Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: September 1, 2018

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Railroad (Coos Bay Rail Link) Over Umpqua River
Location
Reedsport: Douglas County, Oregon: United States
Structure Type
Metal Rivet-Connected Polygonal Warren Through Truss, Movable: Swing (Rim Bearing Center Pier) and Approach Spans: Metal 5 Panel Rivet-Connected Pratt Through Truss, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1914 By Builder/Contractor: American Bridge Company of New York, New York

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
348 Feet (106 Meters)
Structure Length
1,600 Feet (488 Meters)
Roadway Width
12 Feet (3.66 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s) and 11 Approach Span(s)
NBI Number
Not Applicable

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This impressive swing bridge is complimented by a long series of fixed through truss approach spans. There also is a single plate girder span at each end of the bridge. The fixed through truss spans are each 125 feet long. Each opening of the swing span provides 150 feet of clearance for boats.

 

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Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
43.706920,-124.096440

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