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Million Dollar Bridge

Million Dollar Bridge, Alaska.
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General Information

Other name(s): Glacier Bridge
Beginning of works: 1909
Completion: 1911
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Pratt type truss bridge
Function / usage: original use:
Railroad (railway) bridge
current use:
Road bridge
Material: Steel bridge

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Cordova, Valdez-Cordova, Alaska, USA
Crosses:
  • Copper River

Technical Information

Cost

cost of construction United States dollar 1 500 000

Materials

truss steel

Chronology

1964

Severely damaged in an earthquake.

Participants

Rehabilitation (2005)
Owner
Structural engineering
Contractor

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20017910
  • Date created
    02/10/2005
  • Last Update
    30/07/2015