Tacoma Bridge Sponsors: Ruling Won't Defeat Project
- WSDOT seeing double with Tacoma Narrows Bridge. // Concrete Products;Nov2003, Vol. 106 Issue 11, p52
Reports on the construction of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge from Tacoma, Washington to Puget Sound. Design of the bridge; Problem of traffic congestion.
- TACOMA REPLACEMENT SPAN WILL COST MORE THAN ESTIMATED. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;04/10/2000, Vol. 244 Issue 14, p19
Reports on the estimated cost of a planned suspension bridge across the Tacoma Narrows in Washington state. Contractor for the construction project; Schedule for the completion of the project; Remarks from Washington Department of Transportation Financial Manager Robert Cowan.
- Three Projects Net $638 Million In TIFIA Aid for Transportation. Ferris, Craig T. // Bond Buyer;09/25/2000, Vol. 333 Issue 30982, p44
Reports that three transportation projects were selected to receive federal credit aid under the second round of the United States Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act program. Grants for New York City's ferry terminals, Washington State Department of Transportation's Tacoma...
- POLL SHOWS VOTER SUPPORT FOR NEW TACOMA NARROWS SPAN. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;10/19/1998, Vol. 241 Issue 15, p22
Focuses on the voters' support for the ballot referendum that would provide funds to build a parallel span to the Tacoma Narrows Bridge in Tacoma Narrows, Washington. Impact of the referendum on motor vehicle excise tax; Support of the United Infrastructure Co. for the project; Refusal of the...
- OSCILLATIONS IN SUSPENSION BRIDGES, VERTICAL AND TORSIONAL. MCKENNA, P. J. // Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - Series S;Aug2014, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p785
We first review some history prior to the failure of the Tacoma Narrows suspension bridge. Then we consider some popular accounts of this in the popular physics literature, and the scientific and scholarly basis for these accounts and point out some failings. Later, we give a quick introduction...
- Delayed Opening of Tacoma Narrows Span Could Be Worse. Korman, Richard // ENR: Engineering News-Record;5/22/2006, Vol. 256 Issue 20, p25
This article reports on the delay in the opening of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge in Gig Harbor, Washington. The contracting team will be paying $12,500 a day in liquidated damages. Its a joint venture of Bechtel Infrastructure and Kiewit Pacific Co. Early in the project, the 120-ft-long deck...
- Some Tacoma Narrows Bridge Cable Wires Are Corroded. Cho, Aileen // ENR: Engineering News-Record;12/12/2005, Vol. 255 Issue 23, p14
The article informs that about 20% of the 4,800 coils of cable meant for the 2,800-feet-long suspension span of the new Tacoma Narrows Bridge in Washington are unusable due to corrosion and will have to be replaced. Linea Laird, project manager for the Washington Department of Transportation,...
- Catastrophe to Triumph: Bridges of the Tacoma Narrows. Kucher, Michael P. // Pacific Northwest Quarterly;Summer2008, Vol. 99 Issue 3, p146
This article reviews the book "Catastrophe to Triumph: Bridges of the Tacoma Narrows," by Catastrophe to Triumph," by Richard S. Hobbs.
- July 1940: The collapse of the Tacoma Narrows bridge. Wade, Andrew // Engineer (Online Edition);11/4/2015, p3
The article reports on a 1940 engineering disaster that saw the collapse of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge which spanned the Pugent Sound in Washington. Topics include the factors that contributed to the bridge's collapse including lack of knowledge of materials behavior ad the effect of the...