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Tacoma Narrows Bridge (2007)

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2007 Tacoma Narrows Bridge

November 24, 2007

Photo taken by Michael Goff in November 2007

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BH Photo #120042

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Overview
Suspension bridge over Tacoma Narrows on EB SR-16 in Tacoma
Location
Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 2007
Builders
- Bechtel Corporation of San Francisco, California
- General Construction Co. of Federal Way, Washington (Contractor)
- Kiewit Corporation of Omaha, Nebraska (Contractor)
- Parsons Transportation Group of Pasadena, California
- T.Y. Lin International of San Francisco, California (Design Engineering Firm)
- Tacoma Narrows Constructors (Joint Venture)
Design
Wire suspension
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 2,800.0 ft. (0.5 mi.)
Total length: 5,570.2 ft. (1.1 mi.)
Deck width: 56.1 ft.
Also called
New Narrows Bridge
Third Tacoma Narrows Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.26768, -122.55064   (decimal degrees)
47°16'04" N, 122°33'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/533992/5235009 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gig Harbor
Inventory number
BH 37082 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2016)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 89.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
38,670

Update Log 

  • November 6, 2014: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • October 17, 2014: New photos from Patrick S. O'Donnell
  • September 9, 2008: Updated by Michael Goff
  • August 5, 2008: Added by Michael Goff

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Jacob P. Bernard
  • WSDOT Traffic Camera - Live camera facing the bridge from the west
  • WSDOT Traffic Camera - Live camera facing the bridge from the east
  • Wikipedia - Tacoma Narrows Bridges
  • Patrick S. O'Donnell - 1 [dot] 991km [at] comcast [dot] net
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Third Tacoma Narrows Bridge
Posted April 10, 2017, by Mark Bozanich (markthemapper [at] gmail [dot] com)

The name of this bridge is The New Narrows Bridge. The official geographic name of the body of water crossed by the bridge is The Narrows, not The Tacoma Narrows. The enclosed photos were taken on July 15, 2007, the day of the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new bridge. The woman with the dark hair in the center of one photo is Paula Hammond, at the time WSDOT Chief of Staff. Later she became the Washington State Secretary of Transportation.