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HistoricBridges.org is NOT a government agency, does not represent or Disclaimer: HistoricBridges.org is a volunteer group of private Jun 10, 2020 Events. regulations, regardless of any HistoricBridges.org information. kind, either expressed or implied. Current Issue Past Issues. Copy Coordinates, Android: Open Location In Your Map or GPS App, Directions Via Sygic For iOS and Android Dolphin Browser. There have been a number of tributes to the fallen workers, including a song composed by "Stompin" Tom Connors, "The Bridge Came Tumbling Down," Jimmy Dean's ballad "Steel … The Ironworkers Memorial Bridge Vancouver Convention Centre West The collapse of the Second Narrows Bridge being built across Burrard Inlet on June 17, 1958, claimed nineteen lives. images may appear on the page in which the commentary appears. inaccuracies or errors of omission. This heavily used traffic route is approximately 1.3 kilometres long with concrete viaducts and steel approach spans on each end and a center span of 335 metres. HistoricBridges.org does not bear any ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. A diver searching for bodies drowned later, bringing the total fatalities for the collapse to nineteen. Eighteen were killed either instantly or shortly thereafter, possibly drowned by their heavy tool belts. Bach Steel - Experts at historic truss bridge restoration. responsibility of correctly following all applicable laws, rules, and guarantee of accuracy. Information could include technical Contractors for the bridge were the Dominion Bridge Company of Montréal, Québec, Kiewit Raymond, and John Laing and Son. The Ironworkers Memorial Bridge (formerly known as Second Narrows Bridge), crosses the Burrard Inlet via Highway 1, connecting Vancouver and North Vancouver. Seventy-nine workers plunged 30 meters (98 ft) into the water. Above: Historical photo showing bridge collapse during construction. Construction took place from 1956 to 1960. Las Vegas | Dates: 09 – 12 Aug, 2021 Ironworker Magazine. Alternatively. represent the views of anyone else, including any outside photographers whose © Copyright 2003-2020, HistoricBridges.org. All Rights Reserved. Tell the Senate to invest in infrastructure now. strive for accuracy in our factual content, HistoricBridges.org offers no In 1994, the bridge was officially renamed the Ironworkers Memorial Second Narrows Crossing to honour all the workers (including 4 others) who lost their lives during its construction. In a subsequent Royal Commission inquiry, the bridge collapse was attributed to miscalculation by bridge engineers. On June 17, 2008, on the 50th anniversary of the collapse, the Ironworkers and WorkSafeBC partnered to honour the memory of the dead workers in a ceremony. 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It remains the worst industrial accident in the history of Vancouver. Dominion Bridge Company of Montréal, Québec.