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Foothills Trail - Switchback Bridge

Photos 

Switchback Bridge, otherwise known as FEMA bridge

Before the 2014 disaster

Nearly identical Spiketon Bridge a few hundred yards down the trail

Photo taken by John Anderson in 2012

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #417605

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Wooden truss bridge over Switchback Washout on Foothills Trail
Location
Pierce County, Washington
Status
Destroyed by severe weather
History
Built 1998
Design
Warren through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 144.0 ft.
Total length: 144.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.14060, -122.06967   (decimal degrees)
47°08'26" N, 122°04'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/570543/5221208 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Buckley
Inventory numer
BH 34442 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 4, 2018: New photos from John Anderson

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Comments 

Foothills Trail Bridge
Posted November 15, 2014, by K. A. Erickson