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This is a list of all 25 bridges from the suspension bridge inventory for the state Oregon. Wherever you see a "Bridgemeister ID" number you can click it to isolate the bridge on its own page. Click here to go to the list of states.
1888 (suspension bridge)
Oregon City and West Linn, Oregon, USA (Willamette River)
Bridgemeister ID:295
Use:Vehicular
Status:Dismantled, 1922
Main cables:Wire
Photograph, collection of David Denenberg
1924 Agness
Agness, Oregon, USA (Rogue River)
Bridgemeister ID:273
References:AAJ
Principals:U.S. Forest Service
Status:Destroyed, 1964
Main cables:Wire
Main span:304f
Notes
  • A postcard reads, "This historic forestry suspension bridge over the Rogue River was... constructed of steel carried piece by piece up-river from Gold Beach by the mail boats. This bridge was swept away by flood waters 100 feet over flood stage during December 1964."
Postcard, collection of David Denenberg
1931 St. Johns
Portland, Oregon, USA (Willamette River)
Bridgemeister ID:174
Structurae ID:0000510
O'Donnell ID:442
Coordinates:N 45.585 W 122.76333
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, ADDS, BC3, BCO, BFL, BPL, GBD, LAB, SJR
Principals:Robinson and Steinman
Use:Vehicular (four-lane, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:1,207f
Side spans:2 x 430.25f
Deck width:52f
Notes
  • Substantially rehabilitated, 2003-2005.
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell Photo by Jason Hamm
1936 (suspension bridge)
Grave Creek, Oregon, USA (Rogue River)
Bridgemeister ID:281
References:AAJ, HSDF
Use:Vehicular
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Main span:344.75f
Deck width:14f
1963 Crooked River
Opal Springs vicinity, Oregon, USA (Crooked River at Lake Billy Chinook)
Bridgemeister ID:216
O'Donnell ID:439
Coordinates:N 44.53 W 121.265
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:GBD, WOT
Use:Vehicular (two-lane heavy)
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:464f

Notes
Photo by David Denenberg
1963 Deschutes River
Opal Springs vicinity, Oregon, USA (Deschutes River at Lake Billy Chinook)
Bridgemeister ID:338
O'Donnell ID:760
Coordinates:N 44.52667 W 121.30167
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BCO, WOT
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:364.17f

Notes
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
1997 Drift Creek Falls
Lincoln City vicinity, Oregon, USA (Drift Creek - Siuslaw National Forest)
Bridgemeister ID:241
Structurae ID:0008190
Coordinates:N 44.93320 W 123.85038
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:U.S. Forest Service, Sahale, LLC
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:240f
Deck width:3f
Notes
Photo by David Denenberg
1999 Peter DeFazio (Ferry Street)
Eugene, Oregon, USA (Willamette River)
Bridgemeister ID:573
Structurae ID:0005519
O'Donnell ID:438
Coordinates:N 44.056083 W 123.084533
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BBU
Principals:Jiri Strasky, OBEC Consulting Engineers, Mowat Construction Company
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:103m
Side spans:2 x 23m
Deck width:6.5m
Notes
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
2001 Skevington Crossing
Rogue River, Oregon, USA (Evans Creek - Palmerton Park)
Bridgemeister ID:866
Coordinates:N 42.439917 W 123.172683
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2003)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Photo by David Denenberg
2003 McKenzie River
Eugene vicinity, Oregon, USA (McKenzie River)
Bridgemeister ID:2147
Coordinates:N 44.11687 W 123.08218
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Principals:OBEC Consulting Engineers, Jiri Strasky
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2006)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:131m
Side spans:2 x 37m

Notes
(footbridge)
Bonneville vicinity, Oregon, USA (Eagle Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:1608
Coordinates:N 45.63995 W 121.92358
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire
Photo by Eric Sakowski
(footbridge)
Cottage Grove, Oregon, USA (Willamette River Coast Fork - Prospector Park)
Bridgemeister ID:801
O'Donnell ID:437
Coordinates:N 43.79385 W 123.06935
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:~100f
Side spans:2 x ~25f
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
(footbridge)
Deadwood, Oregon, USA (Lake Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:1394
Coordinates:N 44.09525 W 123.764483
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
(footbridge)
Estacada vicinity, Oregon, USA (Clear Creek - Metzler Park)
Bridgemeister ID:1397
Coordinates:N 45.228333 W 122.367333
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
(footbridge)
Peel vicinity, Oregon, USA (Little River)
Bridgemeister ID:1245
Coordinates:N 43.2322 W 122.97111
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
(footbridge)
Portland vicinity, Oregon, USA (Eagle Creek - Eagle Fern Park)
Bridgemeister ID:1348
Coordinates:N 45.324267 W 122.28895
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
(footbridge)
Rhododendron, Oregon, USA (Still Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:1867
Coordinates:N 45.3304 W 121.914517
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire
(footbridge)
Selma vicinity, Oregon, USA (Illinois River)
Bridgemeister ID:266
Coordinates:N 42.30253 W 123.77958
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Footbridge
Status:Derelict, 2002
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Notes
  • Destroyed by huge Biscuit Fire, 2002.
(pipeline bridge)
Eugene vicinity, Oregon, USA (McKenzie River - Armitage State Park vicinity)
Bridgemeister ID:2148
Coordinates:N 44.11456 W 123.05380
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Pipeline
Status:Extant (last checked, 2006)
Main cables:Wire

Notes
(suspension bridge)
Galice, Oregon, USA (Rogue River)
Bridgemeister ID:1666
Main cables:Wire
Notes
  • Circa early 1900's. Open frame timber towers. Likely removed.
(suspension bridge)
Siuslaw vicinity, Oregon, USA (Lake Creek)
Bridgemeister ID:1393
Coordinates:N 44.077817 W 123.7935
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Vehicular (one-lane)
Status:In use (last checked, 2004)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Notes
  • Large private bridge adjacent to Oregon route 36.
(suspension bridge)
Waterloo, Oregon, USA (Santiam River)
Bridgemeister ID:1980
Use:Vehicular
Status:Removed
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Blowout Creek
Detroit vicinity, Oregon, USA (Detroit Lake Reservoir, Blowout Creek arm)
Bridgemeister ID:1998
O'Donnell ID:441
Coordinates:N 44.676783 W 122.18655
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell
Swinging
Dallas, Oregon, USA (Rickreall Creek - Dallas City Park)
Bridgemeister ID:1910
Coordinates:N 44.924933 W 123.324833
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire
Terry Riley
Portland, Oregon, USA (Lewis and Clark Trail, Tryon Creek State Park)
Bridgemeister ID:835
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:~100f

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