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Chow Chow Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #195971

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Suspension bridge over Quinault River on BIA Road 7000
Location
Grays Harbor County, Washington
Status
Collapsed
History
Built 1952, Collapsed and Rebuilt 1964, Collapsed and Rebuilt 1973, Collapsed 1988
Builder
- Frank Milward (Design and Construction Supervisor)
Design
Cable stayed kingpost truss.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 250.0 ft.
Also called
Quinault River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.35256, -124.19356   (decimal degrees)
47°21'09" N, 124°11'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/409858/5245035 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Shale Slough
Inventory number
BH 48489 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 24, 2011: Added by Michael Goff

Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HAER WA-5 - Chow Chow Suspension Bridge

Comments 

Chow Chow Bridge
Posted January 5, 2019, by Ed Hollowell (erhollowell [at] aol [dot] com)

Collapsed 3 times-Chow Chow Chow!

Chow Chow Bridge
Posted January 4, 2019, by Daniel

Collapsed 3 times? Wow.

Sure is an unusual design.