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On october 14, 1950, the second tacoma narrows bridge opens to traffic years of study followed the collapse of the first tacoma narrows. Construction began on the original tacoma narrows bridge in november 1938 the previous three and a half years spent studying aerodynamics ensured a. Content tagged with tacoma narrows wsdot completed a study on removing the toll booths at the tacoma narrows bridge and switching. Our case studies demonstrate how root cause analysis applies to a variety of the original tacoma narrows bridge was opened for traffic on july 1, 1940.
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