Julia Butler Hansen Bridge
|Julia Butler Hansen Bridge|
The Julia Butler Hansen Bridge as seen southbound from Cathlamet, Washington.
|Carries||2 lanes of SR 409|
|Maintained by||Washington State Department of Transportation|
|Design||cantilever through-truss , concrete segmental bridge|
|Total length||2,433 feet (742 m)|
|Longest span||400 feet (120 m)|
|Clearance below||60 feet (18 m) at high tide|
The Julia Butler Hansen Bridge in Wahkiakum County, in the U.S. state of Washington, connects Cathlamet to Puget Island. It spans the Cathlamet Channel of the Columbia River. The Wahkiakum County Ferry connects Puget Island to Westport, Oregon. The bridge was named after former United States Congresswoman Julia Butler Hansen, who represented Washington from 1960 to 1974.
- Wahkiakum County's Julia Butler Hansen Bridge is completed in August 1939. HistoryLink.org Essay 8025
- Craig Holstine and Richard Hobbs, Spanning Washington: Historic Highway Bridges of the Evergreen State (Pullman, Washington: WSU Press, 2005), 100-101. ISBN 0-87422-281-8
- Structurae [en]: Julia Butler Hansen Bridge (1939)
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