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Hoquiam River Bridge, U.S. Route 101 (Simpson Avenue) spanning Hoquiam R, Hoquiam, Grays Harbor County, WA



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Location
U.S. Route 101 (Simpson Avenue) spanning Hoquiam R, Hoquiam, WA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER WA-93
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N146).
Building/structure dates: 1928 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1948 subsequent work
National Register Number: 82004217
Significance: The central span is an example of a patented double-leaf Strauss underneath counterweight bascule bridge. The Strauss Bascule Bridge Company was one of the most important bridge building firms in the United States during the early 20th century. The contractors, Puget Sound Bridge and Dredging Company, was a significant engineering and construction firm in the Northwest. The bridge has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Subjects
Pedestrian Bridges
Vehicular Bridges


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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