Construction of the Morrison Bridge

by R. D. Bane,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1961, Vol. 126, Issue 2, Pg. 146-153

Document Type: Journal Paper


Bridge in Portland, Ore, is 760 ft long together with approaches, and carries 6-lane roadway; river crossing has two deck truss approach spans and double-leaf bascule span with 220 ft clear horizontal opening; pile driving for four piers; pier foundations were built one at time to permit maximum reuse of cofferdam materials.

Subject Headings: Infrastructure construction | Bridge decks | Bridge foundations | Piers | Bascule bridges | Span bridges | Truss bridges | Highways and roads

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