Rock Creek Bridge - 1995 - Portland, OR
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member charlietd
N 45° 33.366 W 122° 52.427
10T E 509851 N 5044736
Quick Description: A dated bridge located on the Rock Creek Trail in Portland, Oregon
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 2/19/2020 10:58:41 AM
Waymark Code: WM123Q3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wayfrog
Views: 7

Long Description:
This dated bridge owned by Tualatin Hills Parks and Recreation District is located in Portland, Oregon where the Rock Creek Trail crosses over Rock Creek near the Bethany Lake spillway inside Bethany Lake Park. Limited on-street parking is available on NW Columbia Avenue (coordinates given below) which is about 200 feet from the bridge. This pedestrian bridge is about 42 feet long and roughly five wide, motorized traffic is not allowed. The plaque is about two feet above the deck on the north east corner of the bridge and can be easily seen when approaching the bridge.

The plaque reads:
Owner: THPRD
Manufacturer: Western Wood Structures #954041
Completed: October 1995
Pedestrian Load Rating: Live Load 85 psf
Vehicle Load Rating: 5000 lbs. Maximum

Rock Creek Trail travels from west Portland into Hillsboro, Oregon where it eventually ends at the Tualatin River. The trail is currently under construction. Here are some links with further information:
THPRD: (visit link)
Hillsboro: (visit link)
Date built or dedicated as indicated on the date stone or plaque.: October 1995

Date stone, plaque location.: About two feet above the deck on the north east corner of the bridge

Road, body of water, land feature, etc. that the bridge spans.: Rock Creek

Website (if available): [Web Link]

Parking (safe parking location): N 45° 33.293 W 122° 52.434

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