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Salmon River (Elk Park Road) Bridge Replacement

Transportation Engineering Bridge Replacement Project

Historical Bridge Information:

Project Description: Replace the existing one-lane bridge with a new two-lane bridge.

Updated: 08/06/14

Status: In Design

Schedule: Depends on permits. Goal is for summer of 2016.

Contact: Vince Hall, Project Manager:  503-742-4650 or

Consultant: OBEC Consulting Engineers

Things to be aware of:

  • Nothing at this time.

Current Activities:

  • Obtaining Historical and Environmental clearances


  • $2,892,724 Federal Highway Administration’s Highway Bridge Replacement & Rehabilitation Program
  • $331,085 County Road Fund

You may be interested to know:

  • The bridge is a critical life line for residents, as this is the sole access to several homes.
  • The bridge is considered structurally deficient and functionally obsolete due to be posted for 27 tons and a narrow roadway width of 15 feet.
  • The bridge was constructed in 1958.
  • The bridge has three spans (100 foot steel pony truss and two timber approach spans).

Project Exhibits:


Elk Park Road

Sideview of the Bridge

Underside of the Bridge

Salmon River