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Silver Bridge

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The Silver Bridge disaster

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Silver Bridge Collapse Point Pleasant, WV 1967

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AWESOME SUSPENSION BRIDGE IN SOUTH AFRICA | storms river

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Silver Bridge Collapse Point Pleasant, West Virginia - Failure Analysis of Mechanical Systems

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TDW 1169 - Sketchy San Diego Suspension Bridge

The Silver Bridge was an eyebar-chain suspension bridge built in 1928 and named for the color of its aluminum paint. The bridge carried U.S. Route 35 over the Ohio River, connecting Point Pleasant, West Virginia, and Gallipolis, Ohio.
  • History of eyebar-chain bridge construction 

  • Silver Bridge structure 

  • Design loads 

  • Wreckage analysis 

  • Aftermath 

  • Legacy 

  • In popular culture 

  • Silver Memorial Bridge