The bridges of Washington State range from soaring suspension spans to utilitarian trusses, from technological wonders to spectacular failures. Featuring over 200 maps, illustrations, and black & white photographs, this volume serves as a comprehensive, significant highway bridges. It begins with an introduction to basic bridge design, and a brief history of the state's bridges and its early bridge engineers. Then bridges are presented by region, with text describing construction methods, design innovation, geographic context, and preservation. By Craig Holstine and Richard Hobbs.