Chief Joseph Dam Bridge -- A Slideshow

  • By Jim Kershner
  • Posted 2/06/2015
  • Essay 20322

This slideshow chronicles the history of the Chief Joseph Dam Bridge, a 308-foot-long highway bridge that carries Pearl Hill Road over Foster Creek ravine at Bridgeport in Douglas County. Its name comes from its proximity to the Chief Joseph Dam on the Columbia River. The bridge was built in 1959 and rehabilitated in 2003. It is scheduled for demolition and replacement in 2015.

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