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Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth
Bridge Documented: August 21, 2014
Bridgeport: Douglas County, Washington and Okanogan County, Washington: United States
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Main Span Length
300.0 Feet (91.4 Meters)
1,150.0 Feet (350.5 Meters)
26 Feet (7.92 Meters)
3 Main Span(s)
and 4 Approach Span(s)
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This bridge is an increasingly uncommon example of a continuous deck truss. Bridges of this design were unfairly targeted for demolition nationwide when the I-35W Bridge in Minneapolis collapsed to a specific design error
that does not relate to any other bridges of this type, including the Bridgeport Bridge. Because of the "witch hunt" of bridges of this design, the type is today fairly rare. This bridge was designed by the Army Corps of Engineers. It
includes approach spans consisting of riveted beams. The bridge appears to retain good historic integrity.
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