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Sunset Boulevard Overpass

   


Sunset Boulevard Overpass

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: August 19, 2014
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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Sunset Boulevard Over Inland Empire Way
Location
Spokane: Spokane County, Washington
Structure Type
Concrete Curved T-Beam, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1936 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
79 Feet (24 Meters)
Structure Length
79 Feet (24 Meters)
Roadway Width
40 Feet (12.2 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
85429000000000

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Constructed in 1936, this bridge is an early surviving example of a highway over highway grade separation. The Inland Empire Way roadway, which passes under the bridge, features a paneled retaining wall on both sides of the roadway (on the eastern approach only) as it pass below the above roadway. The bridge is noted for its original decorative railing and lighting which remains on the bridge, as well as its aesthetically pleasing curved t-beam design.

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