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Bridge at Mouth of Rogue River, Spanning Rogue River on Oregon Coast Highway, Gold Beach, Curry County, OR



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Item Title


Location
Spanning Rogue River on Oregon Coast Highway, Gold Beach, OR

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER OR-38
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-22).
Building/structure dates: 2003 subsequent work
Significance: The bridge is the first reinforced-concrete arch span built in the U.S. using the Freyssinet method of arch decentering. In this technique, arch ribs are pre-stressed by hydraulic jacks placed at their crowns to compensate the deformation due to shrinkage of concrete, differential temperature changes, movement of supports, and elastic and plastic shortening. The result is that , in theory, supports, and elastic and plastic shortening...

Subjects
Concrete Arch Bridges
Vehicular Bridges


Related Names
Schwab, Leslie, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. General view from northeast
2. Perspective view from northwest
3. Detail, pier and colonnade, south end
4. View of southernmost arch from south abutment
5. General view from southwest
6. Below-deck view from southwest
7. Perspective view from southeast
8. General view from south abutment
9. South portal, looking north
10. Obelisk from southeast abutment
11. Obelisk from southeast abutment
12. Railing detail, looking southwest
13. Sunset at bridge
14. Photo copy of photograph (location of original print unknown) c.1932, photographer unknown Historic view of bridge
15. Photo copy of photograph (location of original print unknown) c.1932, photographer unknown Historic view of cartouche detail at center of arch
VIEW OF SOUTHERNMOST ARCH FROM SOUTH ABUTMENT
GENERAL VIEW FROM SOUTHWEST


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