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Purdy Bridge, Spans strait between Henderson Bay & Burley Lagoon, Purdy, Pierce County, WA



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Location
Spans strait between Henderson Bay & Burley Lagoon, Purdy vicinity, WA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER WA-101
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N152).
Building/structure dates: 1936 initial construction
National Register Number: 82004274
Significance: An example of a reinforced-concrete box-girder bridge, which was common in Europe but rare in the United States. It was considered the longest of its kind when built. It has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Subjects
Pedestrian Bridges
Vehicular Bridges


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW SOUTH FROM EAST BANK LOOKING SOUTH
2. PERSPECTIVE VIEW LOOKING 020 DEGREES NE
3. PERSPECTIVE FROM NORTH SIDE OF BRIDGE LOOKING 180


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