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This is a single suspension bridge from my historical inventory of suspension bridges. Follow the Inventory link for more information about the inventory.
1950 Tacoma Narrows (Sturdy Gertie, Second Tacoma Narrows)
Tacoma and Gig Harbor, Washington, USA (Puget Sound)
Bridgemeister ID:206
Structurae ID:0000484
O'Donnell ID:176 (more: 176)
Coordinates:N 47.26167 W 122.54
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BBR, BC3, BCO, BFL, COB, CTT, SPW
Principals:Dexter R. Smith
Use:Vehicular (major highway, with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:2,800f
Side spans:2 x 1,100f
Deck width:46f 8in
Photo by David Denenberg Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell Photo by Patrick S. O'Donnell

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