This photo captures the progress of the Blue Bridge as of January, 1954. As the huge steel span from the Pasco bank of the Columbia River stretched toward the Kennewick side, workers turned their effort toward the second section. Work progressed rapidly—except for five or six days lost due to cold weather—and the spans joined mid-stream a month later.
This photo captures the progress of the Blue Bridge as of January, 1954. As the huge steel span from the Pasco bank of the Columbia River stretched toward the Kennewick side, workers turned their effort toward the second section. Work progressed rapidly—except for five or six days lost due to cold weather—and the spans joined mid-stream a month later. Tri-City Herald Herald archives
This photo captures the progress of the Blue Bridge as of January, 1954. As the huge steel span from the Pasco bank of the Columbia River stretched toward the Kennewick side, workers turned their effort toward the second section. Work progressed rapidly—except for five or six days lost due to cold weather—and the spans joined mid-stream a month later. Tri-City Herald Herald archives

From the archives: Blue bridge almost reaches across Columbia in 1954

December 30, 2015 2:46 PM