Crawfordsville Bridge facts for kids
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The Crawfordsville Covered Bridge crosses the Calapooia River
|Location||SR 228, Crawfordsville, Oregon|
|Area||0.2 acres (0.081 ha)|
|Architectural style||Howe Truss|
|MPS||Oregon Covered Bridges TR|
|NRHP reference No.||79002115|
|Added to NRHP||November 29, 1979|
The 105-foot Howe truss type bridge was built in 1932. The bridge was bypassed in 1963 and is now maintained by the Linn County Parks & Recreation Department as a pedestrian bridge across the river. Since 1990, the bridge has been the site of a Bridge Day festival held annually in the summer. A small park next to the bridge includes a picnic table and fire pit.
The bridge was featured in the 1976 television movie The Flood.
The bridge is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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