The Bridges as Machines
Look here for the "nuts and bolts" of design,
construction, and operations.
How did they build the 1940 and 1950 Narrows Bridges? What are
the parts of a suspension bridge? What architectural developments
influenced the bridge designs?
Learn about the working parts of each structure (such as towers,
cables, caissons, anchorages, etc.). Discover the fascinating story
of designing the Tacoma Narrows Bridges and their legacy to suspension
Tacoma Narrows Bridge project web site