Conde B. McCullough Memorial Bridge - North Bend, OR
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
N 43° 25.494 W 124° 13.357
10T E 401035 N 4808726
Quick Description: This 5,305-foot steel cantilever truss bridge, desigend by master bridge engineer Conde B. McCullough, was the longest structure on Oregon’s highway system when constructed in 1936. It spans the entrance to Coos Bay, carrying U.S. Hwy. 101.
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 1/22/2008 9:17:07 PM
Waymark Code: WM312M
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member martycook
Views: 82

Long Description:


Conde B. McCullough Memorial Bridge - North Bend, Oregon

1936, MP 234.03. Originally named simple the Coos Bay Bridge, this historic engineering landmark was dedicated posthumously in 1947 to its designer, Conde B. McCullough.


Conde B. McCullough Memorial Bridge - North Bend, Oregon

This 5,305-foot steel cantilever truss bridge was the longest structure on Oregon’s highway system when constructed in 1936. To ease design conflict between the steel truss and the arch spans, the cantilever was constructed with curved upper and lower chords.
Location:
Spanning the entrance to Coos Bay on U.S. Hwy. 101 on the north boundary of North Bend, Oregon


Type of structure/site: Bridge

Date of Construction: 1936

Engineer/Architect/Builder etc.: Conde B. McCullough

Engineering Organization Listing: American Society of Civil Engineers

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Web Site: Not listed

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