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Caveman Bridge Rehabilitation

Construction Phase

Region 3: Southwestern Oregon (Grants Pass , Josephine )


​This project rehabilitates the landmark Caveman Bridge which first opened to traffic in 1931. Designed by famed bridge builder Conde McCullough, it’s in need of repair.


Impacts

Traffic Impact

This project is nearly complete with no existing traffic impacts. Thank you for your patience during this rehabilitation project.

Schedule

This project is nearly complete, with the construction end date of February 2019

Overall Schedule: Spring 2018-February 2019 (night time traffic closures at this time)

  • Work on top of deck.
  • Saw cutting ornamental rail and replace with new rail.
  • Work will consist of setting up access outside of bridge overhang, drill for resin bonding anchors, install pre-cast ornamental railing and closing pours.
  • Perform concrete repairs, crack injection, pressure washing CFRP (carbon fiber reinforced polymers).
  • Sidewalk repairs and overlay.
  • Install compression joints.
  • Remove asphalt.
  • Refurbish existing concrete lighting and install new bridge lighting and conduit (8 total)New concrete overlay of bridge deck​.

Details

About

This project rehabilitates the 550 foot-long Caveman Bridge, bringing it back to its Depression era beauty. It repairs the cracked, broken concrete and exposed rebar, failed joints and delamination of the bridge deck. It provides for a Phase I Seismic retrofit of the structure.​​​​​

Location

OR 99 | ​Grants Pass, Oregon 99-Caveman Bridge

Cost and Funding

​Overall budget - $5.3 million  

Contractor

​HP Civil, Stayton OR

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Project Contact

Public Information Officer
Gary Leaming
Email
Gary.W.Leaming@odot.state.or.us
Phone
541-774-6388

Last Updated

2/22/2019 1:46 PM

Project Number

18569

Lat

42°25'49.15"N

Long

123°19'53.21"W

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