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11th Street Bridge (Old)

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11th Street Bridge (Old)

Replaced

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in July 2016

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BH Photo #358540

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Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Tacoma Narrows on East 11th Street
Location
Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1894; Replaced 1913
Builders
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
- St. Paul & Tacoma Lumber Co. of Tacoma, Washington (East Approach Trestle)
Design
1 250' Pratt through truss swing
2 185' Pratt deck trusses
1' 60' Plate girder (West approach viaduct)
1 64' Skewed plate girder (West approach viaduct)
1 Wooden Trestle (East approach)
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 250.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.25381, -122.43385   (decimal degrees)
47°15'14" N, 122°26'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/542837/5233525 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 72765 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 14, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 11, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added additional information from HAER report on the successor bridge.
  • July 11, 2016: Added by Douglas Butler

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