Peter DeFazio Pedestrian Bridge
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
N 44° 03.430 W 123° 04.962
10T E 493375 N 4878225
Quick Description: The Peter DeFazio Pedestrian Bridge connects downtown Eugene, Oregon with Alton Baker Park and the north bank of the Willamette River.
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 6/8/2007 2:26:27 PM
Waymark Code: WM1NCN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 130

Long Description:
Named for the Congressman who secured its funding the The Peter DeFazio Pedestrian Bridge is 587' long (178.8 Meters. It's crossing of the Willamette River was completed in 1999 at a reported cost of 2.4 million dollars.

Stucturae's page for the bridge indicates it is a gravity-anchored suspension bridge which is constructed with a "precast prestressed concrete" deck and approach.

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