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Wimer Bridge

General Information

Completion: 1927
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Covered bridge
Through truss bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Wooden bridge

Location

Location: , , ,
Address: CR 887
Crosses:
  • Evans Creek
Coordinates: 42° 32' 17.01" N    123° 8' 57.98" W
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Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 26.21 m
total length 52.09 m

Materials

truss timber

Chronology

1892

First bridge built at this location.

1892

Construction of the original Wimer Covered bridge by J. W. Osbourne.

1927

Replaced by a new structure.

1927

Reconstruction of the bridge by Jason Hartman, superintendent of Jackson County.

1962

Citizens save the bridge by rebuilding the structure themselves.

1985

Renovated.

6 July 2003

The bridge collapses before it can be rehabilitated.

6 July 2003

Collapsed.

2008

Reconstruction.

February 2008

The reconstructed bridge opens.

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Participants

Currently there is no information available about persons or companies having participated in this project.

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20009703
  • Date created
    27/07/2003
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016