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Crawfordsville Bridge
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The Crawfordsville Covered Bridge crosses the Calapooia River
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Location SR 228, Crawfordsville, Oregon
Area 0.2 acres (0.081 ha)
Built 1932
Architectural style Howe Truss
MPS Oregon Covered Bridges TR
NRHP reference No. 79002115
Added to NRHP November 29, 1979

The Crawfordsville Bridge spans the Calapooia River adjacent to Oregon Route 228 near the community of Crawfordsville in Linn County, Oregon, United States.

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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