Fred G. Redmon BridgeEdit profile
The Fred G. Redmon Bridge, also known as the Selah Creek Bridge, is a twin arch bridge that spans Selah Creek near Selah, Washington. It was built in 1971 by Peter Kiewit & Sons. At the time it was built, it was the longest concrete arch bridge in North America, surpassed only by the 866 feet (264 m) Sandö Bridge in Sweden. It was also the highest bridge in Washington. It won the 1971 Grand Award "for excellence in the use of concrete", awarded by the Washington Aggregates and Concrete Association. Fred Redmon was the first chair of the Washington Highway Commission, formed in 1951 to oversee the state's Department of Highways.