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Pasco - Kennewick Bridge

Photos 

Side Elevation Looking West From Kennewick Approach

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #195932

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Cantilever through truss bridge over Columbia River on WA-397
Location
Kennewick, Benton County, Washington, and Franklin County, Washington
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1922, Bypassed 1978, Demolished March 1990
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York
- M.M. Caldwell
- Union Bridge Co. of Portland of Portland, Oregon
Design
Cantilevered through truss.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 432.0 ft.
Total length: 3,300.0 ft. (0.6 mi.)
Also called
Columbia River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.21880, -119.10422   (decimal degrees)
46°13'08" N, 119°06'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/337710/5120510 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pasco
Inventory number
BH 48487 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 29, 2013: Updated by Don Morrison: Corrected demolition date
  • March 24, 2011: New Street View added by Jason Smith
  • March 24, 2011: Added by Michael Goff

Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HAER WA-8 - Pasco-Kennewick Bridge
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Wikipedia - Pasco-Kennewick Bridge
  • Don Morrison

Comments 

Pasco - Kennewick Bridge
Posted January 29, 2013, by Don Morrison

What a loss this was. A cantilever truss with a Whipple and Petit trusses on both ends, plus multiple approach spans.