Cascadia Bridge
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 44° 23.915 W 122° 28.883
10T E 541300 N 4916274
Quick Description: One of four history signs near entrance to Cascadia State Park.
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 5/20/2016 9:44:53 PM
Waymark Code: WMR77C
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 1

Long Description:

This sign is one of four in kiosk near entrance to Cascadia State Park.

Marker Name: Cascadia Bridge

Marker Text: Cascadia State Park was created after the State bought the 312-acre Cascade Resort in 1941. The resort building were removed but the name of the resort was retained. In place of the resort, the State developed a picnic area and modern campground.
The current bridge was built in 1994. It was designed by the Corvallis engineering firm CH2M HILL in consultation with the Oregon State Historic Preservation Office. It was based on the original 1928 design created by nationally recognized Oregon State Bridge Engineer Conde McCullough. It is the only timber Howe deck truss bridge in the Oregon highway system. The top and bottom chord members are single glue laminated timbers 90 and 130 feet long. The original bridge had timbers that were had hewn from a single tree.

Historic Topic: Modern Age 1900 to date

Group Responsible for placement: State of Oregon

Marker Type: Roadside

Region: Willamette Valley

County: Linn

State of Oregon Historical Marker "Beaver Board": Not listed

Web link to additional information: Not listed

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