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Saint John's Bridge

General Information

Beginning of works: 1929
Completion: 1931
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Suspension bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Steel bridge

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Address: U.S. Route 30 Bypass
Carries:
  • U.S. Route 30
Crosses:
  • Willamette River
Coordinates: 45° 35' 7.16" N    122° 45' 52.24" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 367.9 m
pylon pylon height 121.9 m

Materials

cables steel
deck steel
pylons steel

Relevant Web Sites

Relevant Publications

  • Cortright, Robert S. Bridging the World, Bridge Ink, Wilsonville (USA), ISBN 0964196336, 2003
  • Jackson, Donald C. Great American Bridges and Dams, John Wiley & Sons, New York (USA), ISBN 0471143855, 1984; pp. 305-306
  • Leonhardt, Fritz Brücken / Bridges (4th edition), Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, Stuttgart (Germany), ISBN 3421025908, 1994; pp. 279-281
  • Smith, Dwight A. & Norman, James B. Historic Highway Bridges of Oregon (2nd edition), Oregon Historical Society, Portland (USA), ISBN 0875952054, 1989; pp. 113
  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20000510
  • Date created
    16/11/1999
  • Last Update
    30/07/2015