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UP - Spokane River Bridge

Status: Removed but not replaced

Location: 47.661114,-117.426018

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Carries OWR&N double track railroad over Spokane River, Monroe Street bridge
Design: truss/deck
Design Details: Combination deck truss and deck girder multi span bridge.
Total Length: 768.5 Feet
Span Length: 195.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Deck truss bridge over Spokane River, Monroe Street bridge on OWR&N double track railroad
History: Built in 1914 to carry a double track rail line of the Oregon-Washington Railroad and Navigation Company into Spokane Union Station. Removed in 1973 during preparations for EXPO 74.
Built: 1914

Location: Spokane County

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Published prior to 1923

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Published prior to 1923

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Published prior to 1923

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Elevation of bridge, Railway Age Gazette, Vol.58,No.12 March 19, 1915

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Profile view of bridge shortly after construction. Railway Age Gazette, Vol.58,No.12 March 19, 1915

uploaded by Kyle Jarvis

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UP - Spokane River Bridge

1914 view looking northwest; Monroe Street bridge below left

Photo from The Spokesman-Review

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UP - Spokane River Bridge

looking northwest

Photo from old postcard

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Argonne Road Bridge

Status: Replaced by a pre-cast concrete girder bridge in 2004

Location: 47.690267,-117.282475

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Carries Argonne Road over Spokane River
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 338.9 Feet
Span Length: 160.1 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Spokane River on Argonne Road in Millwood
History: Built 1920, Replaced 2004
Built: 1920

Location: Spokane County

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Argonne Road Bridge

Photo from Millwood History

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Chestnut Street Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.640116,-117.443140

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Carries Chestnut Street over Latah Creek
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 232.0 Feet
Span Length: 65.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Latah Creek on Chestnut Street in Spokane
History: Built 1911
Built: 1911

Location: Spokane County

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Chestnut Street Bridge during moderately high water.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in February 2017

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Downstream face with conduit.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in February 2017

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Upstream face.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in February 2017

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Cove Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.278611,-117.153056

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Carries WA 27 over Cove Creek
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 25.9 Feet
Span Length: 24.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Cove Creek on WA 27 in Latah
History: Built 1920
Built: 1920

Location: Spokane County

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Greene Street Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.678322,-117.363656

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Carries Greene Street over Spokane River
Design: arch/deck/open
Design Details: Open-spandrel arch
Total Length: 434.1 Feet
Span Length: 132.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Spokane River on Greene Street in Spokane
History: Built 1955; rehabilitated 1999
Built: 1955

Location: Spokane County

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Photo taken by John Bernhisel in August 2014

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Hatch Road Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.587407,-117.402139

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Carries Hatch Road over Latah Creek
Design: arch/deck/open
Design Details: Open-spandrel concrete arch
Total Length: 166.0 Feet
Span Length: 110.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Latah Creek on Hatch Road in Spokane
History: Built 1919; rehabilitated 1964
Built: 1919

Location: Spokane County

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Hatch Rd bridge during highwater, February 16th., 2017.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in February 2017

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Howard Street Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.663051,-117.421066

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Carries Howard Street over Middle Channel Spokane River
Design: truss/through/baltimore
Design Details: Baltimore through truss
Total Length: 242.1 Feet
Span Length: 193.9 Feet

Overview: Through truss bridge over Middle Channel Spokane River on Howard Street in Spokane
History: Built 1916; rehabilitated 1963
Built: 1916

Location: Spokane County

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Seen from the pedestrian suspension bridge

Spokane falls is in the foreground.

Photo taken by Quinn Phelan in November 2005

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Seen from the Post Street Bridge

Note the suspension bridge, where the first photo was taken from.

Photo taken by Quinn Phelan in November 2005

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As seen from the Monroe Street Bridge

Here you can see the Post Street Bridge too, with the Howard Street Bridge in the very background.

Photo taken by Quinn Phelan in November 2005

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Summer 2011

Low water.

Photo taken by Quinn Phelan in August 2011

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Howard Street Bridge

From downstream to the west.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Howard Street Bridge

Truss panel detail.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in April 2017

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Howard Street Bridge

Bottom chord pinned connection.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Howard Street Bridge

Bottom chord pinned connection.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Howard Street Bridge

South portal view facing north.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Howard Street Bridge

Top chord pinned connection.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Howard Street Bridge

Middle pinned connection detail.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Howard Street Bridge

Middle pinned connection detail.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Howard Street Bridge

Builder plaque.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Howard Street Bridge

Truss layout.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Howard Street Bridge

Portal view from the north.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Howard Street Bridge

From the northeast.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Howard Street Bridge

Side view from the northeast.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Howard Street Bridge

Side view from the northeast.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Howard Street Middle Channel Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2014

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Howard Street Middle Channel Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2014

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Howard Street Middle Channel Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2014

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Howard Street Middle Channel Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2014

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Photo taken by John Bernhisel in June 2017

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Photo taken by John Bernhisel in June 2017

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Howard Street Bridge

Photo taken by Richard Doody in 2006

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Howard Street Bridge

Photo taken by Richard Doody in 2006

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Howard Street Bridge

1963 view

Photo from The Spokesman-Review

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Photo taken by C Johnson in March 2013

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Howard Street Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.664171,-117.420880

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Carries Howard Street over North Channel Spokane River
Design: arch/deck/closed
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 212.0 Feet
Span Length: 106.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over North Channel Spokane River on Howard Street in Spokane
History: Built 1909
Built: 1909

Location: Spokane County

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Howard Street Bridge

Deck view.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Howard Street Bridge

Side view from the southeast.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Howard Street Bridge

Side view from the southeast.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Howard Street Bridge

Rail detail view.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Howard Street Bridge

Roadway/walkway view from the south.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Howard Street North Channel Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2014

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11th Avenue Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.645785,-117.447450

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Carries 11th Avenue over Latah Creek
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 228.0 Feet
Span Length: 109.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Latah Creek on 11th Avenue in Spokane
History: Built 1927
Built: 1927

Location: Spokane County

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11th Avenue Bridge

Side elevation

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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11th Avenue Bridge

Side elevation from the northwest

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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11th Avenue Bridge

Side elevation from the northeast

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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11th Avenue Bridge

Side elevation close up from the northeast

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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11th Avenue Bridge

Roadway view facing west

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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11th Avenue Bridge

Builder plaque

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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11th Avenue Bridge

Rail detail

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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11th Avenue Bridge

Public figure plaque

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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Madison Road Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.566667,-117.250000

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Carries Uprr over Madison Road
Design: tunnel
Design Details: Tunnel
Total Length: 65.9 Feet
Span Length: 65.9 Feet

Overview: Tunnel over Madison Road on Uprr
History: Built 1917
Built: 1917

Location: Spokane County

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Mission Avenue Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.671754,-117.387439

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Carries Mission Avenue over Spokane River
Design: arch/deck/closed
Design Details: Closed-spandrel concrete arch
Total Length: 348.1 Feet
Span Length: 84.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Spokane River on Mission Avenue in Spokane
History: Built 1909
Built: 1909

Location: Spokane County

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Mission Avenue Bridge

Photo taken by Richard Doody in August 2012

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Mission Avenue Bridge

Photo taken by Richard Doody in August 2012

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Mission Avenue Bridge

Photo taken by Richard Doody in August 2012

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Mission Avenue Bridge

Photo taken by Richard Doody in August 2012

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Mission Avenue Bridge

Photo taken by Richard Doody

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Monroe Street Bridge (Third)

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.660657,-117.426562

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Carries Monroe Street over Spokane River
Design: arch/deck/open
Design Details: Open-spandrel concrete arch
Total Length: 896.0 Feet
Span Length: 280.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Spokane River on Monroe Street in Spokane
History: Built 1911; reconstructed 2005
Built: 1911

Location: Spokane County

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The New (Rebuilt) Bridge - November 2005

See more pictures and comments from the historical storys of this bridge below at the bottom of this page.

Photo taken by Quinn Phelan in November 2005

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The Original Concrete Arch Bridge - Nov 23, 1911

Open for traffic Nov 23, 1911. Note how the original outboard arches differ from the 2005 reconstruction.

Spokane Historic society

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Dedication Day

Spokane Historic Society

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Reconstruction 2005

The outer arches were completely rebuilt in 2005.

Flickr picture

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Bison Skull Details

Rebuilt to match the original details.

Photo taken by Quinn Phelan in November 2005

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Contextual View To South

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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Monroe Street Plant (Center); Lower Falls Of The Spokane River (Foreground); Monroe Street Bridge (Right); Central Business District, City Of Spokane (Background)

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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View To East, Movable Crane Above Unit 5 Used For Removing Generating Equipment For Maintenance And Repair

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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August 2011

Low water !

Photo taken by Quinn Phelan in August 2011

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Monroe Street Bridge

Rehabilitation plaque.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Monroe Street Bridge

Plaque in the northwest plaza.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in April 2017

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Monroe Street Bridge

Plaque in the southwest plaza.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in April 2017

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Monroe Street Bridge

Rail detail.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Monroe Street Bridge

Roadway view from the north.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Monroe Street Bridge

Roadway view from the south.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Monroe Street Bridge

From the southeast.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Monroe Street Bridge

Main arch span from the southeast.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Monroe Street Bridge

Information Sign #3.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Monroe Street Bridge

Information sign #2.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Monroe Street Bridge

From the southeast.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Monroe Street Bridge

Information Sign #1.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Monroe Street Bridge

Rail post detail.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in April 2017

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Monroe Street Bridge

Plaque in the southeast plaza.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in April 2017

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Monroe Street Bridge

Rail detail.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Monroe Street Bridge

Detail of the Bison Skull.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in April 2017

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Monroe Street Bridge

Pedestrian plaza over the main arch bents.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in April 2017

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Monroe Street Bridge

Plaque in the northeast plaza.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in April 2017

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Monroe Street Bridge

Pedestrian plaza over the main arch bents.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Monroe Street Bridge

New traffic barrier between the roadway and the sidewalk.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Monroe Street Bridge

Rehabilitation plaque (Northwest Pylon).

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Monroe Street Bridge

Side elevation from the east on the Post Street Bridge.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Underside of main arch.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in October 2015

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View from downstream.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in June 2011

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Maintenance access ways in spandrel arch supports.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in June 2011

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Maintenance access ways.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in October 2015

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Erosion under south approach column.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in May 2012

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Monroe Bridge

1910 dedicatory plaque.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in October 2015

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Photo taken by John Bernhisel in June 2017

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Photo taken by John Bernhisel in June 2017

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Photo taken by John Bernhisel in June 2017

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Photo taken by John Bernhisel in June 2017

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Photo taken by John Bernhisel in June 2017

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Photo taken by John Bernhisel in June 2017

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Published prior to 1923

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Monroe Street Bridge

Photo taken by Richard Doody in 2006

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Monroe Street Bridge

Photo taken by Richard Doody in 2006

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Monroe Street Bridge

Photo taken by Richard Doody in 2006

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Monroe Street Bridge

Photo taken by Richard Doody in 2006

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Monroe Street Bridge

Photo taken by Richard Doody in 2006

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MONROE STREET BRIDGE

Photo taken by Richard Doody in 1995

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Monroe Street Bridge (Third)

1912 view

Photo from old postcard

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North Road Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.887778,-117.423056

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Carries North Road over Dragoon Creek
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 24.0 Feet
Span Length: 24.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Dragoon Creek on North Road
History: Built 1935
Built: 1935

Location: Spokane County

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Ped Trail Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

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Carries Ped Trail over Marshall Road
Design: tunnel
Design Details: Tunnel
Total Length: 30.8 Feet
Span Length: 30.8 Feet

Overview: Tunnel over Marshall Road on Ped Trail
History:
Built:

Location: Spokane County

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Ped Trail Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.631667,-117.446667

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Carries Ped Trail over Thorpe Road
Design: tunnel
Design Details: Tunnel
Total Length: 24.0 Feet
Span Length: 24.0 Feet

Overview: Tunnel over Thorpe Road on Ped Trail in Spokane
History: Built 1917
Built: 1917

Location: Spokane County

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Post Street Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.662101,-117.424228

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Carries Post Street over Spokane River
Design: arch/deck/open
Design Details: Open-spandrel concrete arch
Total Length: 333.0 Feet
Span Length: 258.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Spokane River on Post Street in Spokane
History: Built 1917; rehabilitated and widened 1937. Originally built with 2 arches; third arch added in 1937. This bridge collapsed in 1915 during construction.
Built: 1917

Location: Spokane County

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As seen from the Monroe Street Bridge

Water is seen spilling over the Washington Water Power Dam.

Photo taken by Quinn Phelan in November 2005

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Re-visit in August 2011

Very low water.

Photo taken by Quinn Phelan in August 2011

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Post Street Bridge

1937 date stamp from widening project.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Post Street Bridge

Side elevation from the west on the Monroe Street Bridge at extreme high water.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Post Street Bridge

Bridge plaque - Public officials.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Post Street Bridge

Side view from the northwest.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Post Street Bridge

Bridge plaque - Date - Engineers - Contractors.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Post Street Bridge

Rail detail: Solid parapet with inset panels supported by concrete posts.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Post Street Bridge

Side view from the southwest adjacent to the Washington Water Power building.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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Post Street Bridge

Roadway approach view facing north.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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High water April 2011.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in April 2011

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South end of arch after collapse in 1915.

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Collapse, 1915. WWP street car bridge in background.

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Post Street bridge, circa 1950's. Great Northern bridge in background has since been removed.

Photo taken by Rudy Mahler.

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Rattler Run Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.385178,-117.173290

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Carries Main Street over Rattler Run Creek
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 22.0 Feet
Span Length: 22.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Rattler Run Creek on Main Street in Fairfield
History: Built 1930
Built: 1930

Location: Spokane County

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Riverfront Park Tunnel

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.661667,-117.418333

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Carries Riverfront Park over Washington Street
Design: tunnel
Design Details: Tunnel
Total Length: 59.1 Feet
Span Length: 59.1 Feet

Overview: Tunnel over Washington Street at Riverfront Park in Spokane
History: Built 1973
Built: 1973

Location: Spokane County

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Riverside Avenue Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.654566,-117.454105

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Carries Riverside Avenue over Latah Creek
Design: arch/deck/closed
Design Details: Closed-spandrel concrete arch
Total Length: 109.9 Feet
Span Length: 109.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Latah Creek on Riverside Avenue in Spokane
History: Built 1920
Built: 1920

Location: Spokane County

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Riverside Avenue Bridge

Side elevation from the northeast

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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Riverside Avenue Bridge

Roadway view from the east

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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Riverside Avenue Bridge

From the southwest

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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Riverside Avenue Bridge

From the northeast

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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Riverside Avenue Bridge

Builder Plaque

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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Riverside Avenue Bridge

Dedication plaque

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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Riverside Avenue Bridge

Public figure plaque

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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Marne Bridge

Photo taken by Richard Doody in May 2012

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Marne Bridge

Photo taken by Richard Doody in May 2012

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Marne Bridge

Photo taken by Richard Doody in May 2012

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Rock Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.451944,-117.134722

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Carries WA 278 over Rock Creek
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 117.1 Feet
Span Length: 47.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Rock Creek on WA 278 in Rockford
History: Built 1920; rehabilitated 1989
Built: 1920

Location: Spokane County

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Trent Avenue Spokane River Bridge

Status: Demolished

Location: 47.661667,-117.394444

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Carries WA 290 over Spokane River
Design: arch/deck/closed
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 513.1 Feet
Span Length: 100.1 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Spokane River on WA 290 in Spokane
History: Built 1910. Carried a double-track street car line until c.1936.
Built: 1910

Location: Spokane County

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Spokane River Bridge

Side elevation from the southeast. (Near or at flood stage)

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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Spokane River Bridge

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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Spokane River Bridge

Overall view from the southeast (River near or at flood stage)

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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Spokane River Bridge

Arch span

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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Spokane River Bridge

Roadway view facing west

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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Spokane River Bridge

Rail detail

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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Spokane River Bridge

Rail detail

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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Photo taken by John Bernhisel in June 2021

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Photo taken by John Bernhisel in June 2021

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Photo taken by John Bernhisel in June 2021

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Photo taken by John Bernhisel in June 2021

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Summit Blvd. Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.667726,-117.458308

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Carries Summit Blvd. over Ravine
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 49.9 Feet
Span Length: 49.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over a ravine south of Boone Avenue on Summit Blvd. in Spokane
History: Built 1909
Built: 1909

Location: Spokane County

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Latah Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.649951,-117.447312

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Carries Sunset Boulevard over Latah Creek
Design: arch/deck/open
Design Details: Open-spandrel arch
Total Length: 1069.9 Feet
Span Length: 149.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Latah Creek on Sunset Boulevard in Spokane
History: Built 1911
Built: 1911

Location: Spokane County

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The Sunset Boulevard Bridge

A view taken from a moving Amtrak train on an adjacent bridge. Conditions being what they were, I couldn't line up the perfect shot.

Photo taken by Matthew Harris in December 2010

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The Sunset Boulevard Bridge

As above. The shadow of the bridge I am on, as well as the train, are visible in this picture.

Photo taken by Matthew Harris in December 2010

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Latah Creek Bridge

Side elevation from the southeast

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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Latah Creek Bridge

Side elevation from the southeast

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Latah Creek Bridge

East approach and roadway view

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Latah Creek Bridge

Interior bent detail

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Latah Creek Bridge

Arch skewback detail

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Latah Creek Bridge

From the southwest

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Latah Creek Bridge

Public figure plaque

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Latah Creek Bridge

Rail detail

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Latah Creek Bridge

Pedestrian overlook over the bents

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Latah Creek Bridge

Pedestrian overlook details

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Latah Creek Bridge

Pedestrian overlook details

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Latah Creek Bridge

Arch details

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Latah Bridge construction 2

Engineering Record, Vol.67,No.12 March 22, 1913

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Latah Bridge plans

Engineering Record, Vol.67,No.12 March 22, 1913

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Latah Bridge construction

Engineering Record, Vol.67,No.12 March 22, 1913

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curved end plan

Plan details, Engineering News vol.69,no.13 March 27, 1913

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Latah Bridge plan and elevation

Plan and elevation, Engineering News vol.69,no.13 March 27, 1913

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History plaque from bridge.

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Access hatch into support column.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in October 2015

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View up into hollow center section of support column.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in May 2011

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Latah Bridge

Photo taken by Richard Doody in May 2012

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Latah Bridge

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Latah Bridge

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Latah Bridge

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Thorpe Road Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.631667,-117.446667

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Carries Bnsfrr over Thorpe Road
Design: tunnel
Design Details: Tunnel
Total Length: 24.0 Feet
Span Length: 24.0 Feet

Overview: Tunnel over Thorpe Road on Bnsfrr in Spokane
History: Built 1913
Built: 1913

Location: Spokane County

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Valley Chapel Road Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 47.495520,-117.322836

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Carries Valley Chapel Road over Rock Creek
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 118.1 Feet
Span Length: 65.0 Feet

Overview: Lost concrete arch bridge over Rock Creek on Valley Chapel Road
History: Built 1922; replaced by modern Prestressed Beam bridge 2007
Built: 1922

Location: Spokane County

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West Branch Road Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 48.000833,-117.354167

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Carries West Branch Road over West Branch Creek
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 69.9 Feet
Span Length: 69.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over West Branch Creek on West Branch Road
History: Built 1930
Built: 1930

Location: Spokane County

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Washinton Street Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 47.663333,-117.418333

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Carries Washington Street over Spokane River
Design: arch/deck/closed
Design Details: Closed-spandrel arch
Total Length: 242.0 Feet
Span Length: 77.0 Feet

Overview: Lost three-span arch bridge over Spokane River on Washington Street in Spokane
History: Built 1907-08; replaced 1985
Built: 1908

Location: Spokane County

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West Side, Looking Northeast

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West Side, Looking Southeast

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Detail Of Form Work Impression In Concrete, West Side, Looking South

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East Side, Looking West

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East Side, Looking Northwest

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Roadway, Looking North

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Roadway, Looking South

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Downriver Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 47.680000,-117.451667

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Carries T.J. Meenach Drive over Spokane River
Design: arch/deck/open
Design Details: Open-spandrel arch
Total Length: 681.1 Feet
Span Length: 116.1 Feet

Overview: Lost open-spandrel arch bridge over Spokane River on T.J. Meenach Drive
History: Built 1928 with closed-spandrel deck; deck rebuilt as open-spandrel in 1970; replaced 1994
Built: 1928

Location: Spokane County

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Arch form work.

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Downriver bridge after deck reconstruction in 1970.

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Bowl & Pitcher Bridge

Status: Open to pedestrians

Location: 47.696711,-117.497430

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Carries Pedestrian walkway over Spokane River
Design: suspension/wire
Design Details: Wire suspension with wooden deck
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Wire suspension bridge over Spokane River on a trail at Riverside State Park
History: Built 1941 by the Civilian Conservation Corps
Built: 1941

Location: Spokane County

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View of underside of deck.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in April 2011

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Bowl & Pitcher Suspension Bridge

Riverside State Park

Photo taken by Richard Doody in 1995

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Sunset Boulevard Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.650506,-117.444506

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Carries Sunset Boulevard over Inland Empire Way
Design: beam/stringer/concrete
Design Details: Concrete stringer
Total Length: 79.1 Feet
Span Length: 79.1 Feet

Overview: Concrete stringer bridge over Inland Empire Way on Sunset Boulevard
History: Built 1936
Built: 1936

Location: Spokane County

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Sunset Boulevard Overpass

Side elevation - from the south

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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Sunset Boulevard Overpass

Sunset Boulevard Overpass - from the north

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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Sunset Boulevard Overpass

Elevation view from the east undercrossing approach

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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Sunset Boulevard Overpass

East undercrossing approach

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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Sunset Boulevard Overpass

Date stamp in the rail

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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Sunset Boulevard Overpass

Roadway view from the west

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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Sunset Boulevard Overpass

Rail detail

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Argonne Road Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.673629,-117.282747

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Carries Argonne Road over I-90
Design: beam/tee
Design Details: Concrete curved t-beam.
Total Length: 215.9 Feet
Span Length: 62.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete tee beam bridge over I-90 on Argonne Road
History: Built 1954
Built: 1954

Location: Spokane County

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Elevation.

Photo From WSDOT State Route Web

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Elevation.

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Elevation.

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Elevation.

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Prairie View Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 47.339277,-117.227213

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Carries Prairie View Road over Latah Creek
Design: arch/deck/open
Design Details: Open-spandrel arch
Total Length: 250.0 Feet
Span Length: 60.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Open-spandrel arch bridge over Latah Creek on Prairie View Road
History: Built 1924, replaced 1998
Built: 1924

Location: Spokane County

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Contextual View Looking Southeast

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Junction Of Prairie View Road And Waverly Road (Left Center)

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196020

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Contextual View Looking North

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196021

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Town Of Waverly (Background)

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196022

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Contextual View Looking Northwest

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196023

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Rock Crib Dam Remains In Grass (Center Right)

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196024

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South Elevation Looking Northwest

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196025

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Rock Crib Dam Remains (Foreground)

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196026

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North Elevation Looking Southeast

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196027

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Southwest Approach Looking Northeast

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Northeast Approach Looking Southwest

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196029

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Portion Of Old Townsite Of Waverly (Rear)

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North Elevation Looking South

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Marshall Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.566725,-117.493305

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Carries Cheney-Spokane Road over Marshall Creek, Fish Lake Trail, and railroads
Design: beam/tee
Design Details: Concrete tee beam
Total Length: 546.9 Feet
Span Length: 71.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete tee beam bridge over Marshall Creek, Fish Lake Trail, and railroads on Cheney-Spokane Road
History: Built 1949
Built: 1949

Location: Spokane County

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Marshall Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2014

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Marshall Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2014

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Marshall Bridge

Photo taken by Ian Poellet in 2015

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Maple Street Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.660802,-117.435000

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Carries Maple Street over Spokane River
Design: girder
Design Details: Girder
Total Length: 1719.2 Feet
Span Length: 152.9 Feet

Overview: Girder bridge over Spokane River on Maple Street
History: Built 1958; rehabilitated 1994
Built: 1958

Location: Spokane County

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View from north end showing 2 main plate girders and rails for inspection car.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in June 2011

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View though piers.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in June 2011

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Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in October 2010

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Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in October 2010

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BNSF - Spokane River Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.690414,-117.232556

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Carries Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway over Spokane River
Design: truss/deck/warren
Design Details: Steel Warren deck truss
Total Length: 534.0 Feet
Span Length: 200.0 Feet

Overview: Warren deck truss bridge over Spokane River on BNSF Railway
History: Built 1911
Built: 1911

Location: Spokane County

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Northern Pacific bridge book

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis

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BNSF train passing over bridge.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in October 2005

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Inspection access ladder.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in October 2005

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View across river from pier top.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in July 2007

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Pedestal.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in July 2007

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High water.

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Iron Bridge

Status: Open to pedestrians only

Location: 47.664510,-117.392029

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Carries Pedestrian Pathway over Spokane River
Design: truss/through/lattice/triple
Design Details: Three span riveted triple-intersection lattice through truss
Total Length: 560.0 Feet
Span Length: 155.0 Feet

Overview: Triple-intersection lattice through truss bridge over Spokane River on Pedestrian Pathway
History: Built 1911, Closed 1973, Converted to pedestrian bridge 2012
Built: 1911

Location: Spokane County

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Iron Bridge

Side elevation from the WA-290 Bridge downstream

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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Iron Bridge

From the southeast

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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Iron Bridge

Truss config. detail

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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Iron Bridge

East portal

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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Iron Bridge

East portal

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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Iron Bridge

West portal

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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Iron Bridge

Approach girder span the the west portal

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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Iron Bridge

West portal

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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Iron Bridge

Bottom chord detail

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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Iron Bridge

"Deck" view from the west end

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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Iron Bridge

Truss end gusset connection

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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Iron Bridge

Bottom chord gusset connection detail

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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Iron Bridge

Bottom chord gusset connection detail

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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Iron Bridge

Upper chord end connection at panel point 1

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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Iron Bridge

Upper chord gusset connection detail

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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Iron bridge from air. Early 20th century.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis

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Builders' plaque. Was this bridge built in 1902?

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in February 2014

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Pedestrian deck installed.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in February 2014

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Cameo.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in February 2014

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Iron Bridge

On-line view from the west.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2019

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Iron Bridge

On the deck.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2019

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Iron Bridge

Intersecting member detail.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2019

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Iron Bridge

Truss layout detail.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2019

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Iron Bridge

Deck view.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2019

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Iron Bridge

American Bridge plaque

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2019

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Iron Bridge

Portal detail.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2019

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Iron Bridge

Portal gusset connection.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2019

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Iron Bridge

Bearing detail.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2019

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Iron Bridge

Side elevation from the southeast.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2019

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Iron Bridge

Side elevation from the south

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2019

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Iron Bridge

Upper chord gusset connection.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2019

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Iron Bridge

Side elevation from the south.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2019

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Iron Bridge

Lower chord gusset connection.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2019

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Iron Bridge

Lower chord gusset connection.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2019

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Photo taken by Patrick Gurwell in February 2020

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Photo taken by John Bernhisel in June 2021

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Photo taken by John Bernhisel in June 2021

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Photo taken by John Bernhisel in June 2021

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Photo taken by John Bernhisel in June 2021

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Photo taken by John Bernhisel in June 2021

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BNSF - Thorpe Road Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.632635,-117.449021

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Carries BNSF Spokane Subdivision over Thorpe Road
Design: arch/deck/closed
Design Details: Closed-spandrel arch
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Thorpe Road on BNSF Spokane Subdivision
History: Built in 1913 by Spokane, Portland & Seattle railway. To Burlington Northern in 1970 merger. To BNSF in 1996 merger.
Built: 1913

Location: Spokane County

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East portal.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in March 2010

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West portal.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in March 2010

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Date.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in March 2010

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Chevron Spokane River Pipeline Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.696335,-117.479072

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Carries Chevron petroleum pipeline over Spokane River
Design: suspension/wire
Design Details: cable suspension pipeline bridge
Total Length: 450.0 Feet
Span Length: 320.0 Feet

Overview: Wire suspension bridge over Spokane River on Chevron petroleum pipeline
History:
Built:

Location: Spokane County

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Sewer treatment plant on the right.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in April 2011

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View of north side of bridge.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in August 2018

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West end of bridge with suspension anchors above bridge. Note no west side suspension tower.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in August 2018

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Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in August 2018

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Suspension tower @ east end of bridge.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in August 2018

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View of stiffening truss and catwalk.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in August 2018

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Spokane Falls Suspension Bridges

Status: Open to pedestrians only

Location: 47.663280,-117.422914

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Carries Pedestrian Path over Spokan Falls
Design: suspension/wire
Design Details: Wire/cable suspension
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Wire suspension bridge over Spokan Falls on Pedestrian Path
History:
Built:

Location: Spokane County

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Photo taken by Rick Donaldson

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High water with mist from Spokane Falls wafting over deck.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in May 2011

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Riverfront Park Trail Suspension Bridge

Photo taken by John Anderson

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Upper Falls Suspension Bridge

1916 Howard Street Bridge in background

Photo taken by Richard Doody in 2006

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Upper Falls Suspension Bridge

1916 Howard Street Bridge in background

Photo taken by Richard Doody in 2006

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Upper Falls Suspension Bridge

Photo taken by Richard Doody in 2006

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Upper Falls Suspension Bridge

Photo taken by Richard Doody in 2006

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Upper Falls Suspension Bridge

Photo taken by Richard Doody in 2006

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Upper Falls Suspension Bridge

1916 Howard Street Bridge in background

Photo taken by Richard Doody in 2006

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BNSF - Latah Creek Viaduct

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.648307,-117.449450

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Carries BNSF Spokane Subdivision over Latah Creek, I90
Design: girder/deck
Design Details: Deck girder
Total Length: 3872.0 Feet
Span Length: 160.0 Feet

Overview: Deck girder bridge over Latah Creek, I90 on BNSF
History: Built 1972 during line relocations due to the Burlington Northern merger in 1970. Built to tie 3 rail lines together: The Great Northern line to Seattle, the Northern Pacific line to Sandpoint, and the SP&S line to Pasco.
Built: 1972

Location: Spokane County

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Canyon section.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in September 2012

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Girder section being lifted into place by crane.

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Pier 19 shared between wye legs. located within SR195/I90 interchange.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in August 2014

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Piers 20 North and 20 South.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in August 2014

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Pier 23 North at Fish Lake Trailhead. This is also the location of an expansion joint between continuous spans.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in August 2014

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Toothed expansion bearings at end of canyon section.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis

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Piers 24 and 25 South skewed to bridge on crossing of Interstate 90.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in August 2014

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Latah Jct underside

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in August 2014

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Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in August 2014

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Switch machine island

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in January 1980

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Cross section from "Modern Steel Design" brochure.

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Bolted patch to repair crack that was discovered in March, 1989.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in August 2014

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Wide view of patch.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in August 2014

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View up pier from High Bridge Park below.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in October 2015

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View Latah Creek.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in August 2014

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Another patch.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in August 2014

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Christmas morning derailment, 1991. 3 cars fell from the bridge, while 2 were left dangling from the bridge to the ground. This wreck was blamed on a rail fracture. No one was injured.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis

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Collapsed box car in west-bound lanes of Interstate 90.

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Damage to bridge deck.

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View from Latah Jct.

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This Cryo-Trans car was the only car from this derailment to be put back into service.

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BNSF - Indian Canyon Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.654899,-117.472013

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Carries BNSF Columbia River Subdivision over Indian Creek
Design: beam
Design Details: Beam
Total Length: 933.0 Feet
Span Length: 49.9 Feet

Overview: Beam bridge over Indian Creek on BNSF Columbia River Subdivision
History: Built 1971-72 as part of railroad line relocations in Spokane before EXPO '74 resulting from Burlington Northern merger in 1970. Replaced a large fill, which was then removed.
Built: 1972

Location: Spokane County

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View from west end.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in February 2013

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Indian Canyon construction

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BNSF - Columbia Plateau Trail/UP Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.511838,-117.523799

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Carries BNSF Railroad over Columbia Plateau Trail & Union Pacific Railroad
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder and through plate girder
Total Length: 171.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Deck plate girder bridge over Columbia Plateau Trail & through plate girder span over Union Pacific Railroad on BNSF Railroad
History: Through plate girder section over UP tracks built 1912. Deck plate girder section over Columbia Plateu Trail built 1931.
Built: 1912

Location: Spokane County

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Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in June 2010

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Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in October 2015

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Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in October 2015

338978

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Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in April 2014

338979

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338980

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Divison Street Bridge (1892)

Status: Collapsed

Location: 47.662627,-117.411205

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Carries Divison Street & Washington Water Power Co. Streetcars over Spokane River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pratt through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Spokane River on Divison Street & Washington Water Power Co. Streetcars
History: Built 1892; Collapsed 1915
Built: 1892

Location: Spokane County

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The collapse

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Monroe Street Bridge (Second)

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 47.660546,-117.426692

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Carries Monroe Street over Spokane River
Design: truss/deck/pratt
Design Details: A steel and wrought iron cantilever structure with 787 foot suspended span, a 192 foot approach on the south end and a 140 foot approach on the north end, bringing the total length to 1,099 feet.
Total Length: 1099.0 Feet
Span Length: 787.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Spokane River on Monroe Street
History: Built 1892; Replaced 1911
Built: 1892

Location: Spokane County

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Circa 1909

Old Postcard View

465187

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Monroe Street Bridge (Second)

Spokane Chronicle: September 29 1969

501738

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UP - Columbia Plateau Trail Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.496245,-117.549486

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Carries Union Pacific RR Ayer Subdivision over Columbia Plateau Trail & Minnie Creek
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over Columbia Plateau Trail & Minnie Creek on Union Pacific RR Ayer Subdivision
History: Built 1911 by Oregon-Washington Railroad & Navigation RR over Spokane, Portland & Seattle RR. Steel girder approach on north end built 1936. OWR&N merged into Union Pacific 1936.
Built: 1911

Location: Spokane County

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338982

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Wide view. Steel girder approach on the right.

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338983

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Arched pier on north side of trail.

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338984

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Steel bent supporting girder approach.

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338985

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Builders' plaque.

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338986

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South abutment.

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338987

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Builders plate on girder approach.

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John Wayne Pioneer Trail - Pine Creek Bridge #2

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.272219,-117.414784

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Carries John Wayne Trail over Pine Creek
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Deck plate girder bridge over Pine Creek on John Wayne Trail
History:
Built:

Location: Spokane County

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SPS - Interstate 90 Overpass

Status: Open to pedestrians only

Location: 47.645539,-117.453935

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Carries SP&S railroad grade over Interstate 90
Design: girder/deck/concrete
Design Details: Concrete deck girder
Total Length: 240.0 Feet
Span Length: 75.1 Feet

Overview: Concrete deck girder bridge over Interstate 90 on SP&S railroad grade
History: Built in 1963 by the Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway. Abandoned in 1971 as a result of line relocations related to 1970 Burlington Northern merger.
Built: 1963

Location: Spokane County

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339010

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339011

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Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in March 2010

339161

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341726

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Kardong Bridge

Status: Open to pedestrians only

Location: 47.663455,-117.402930

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Carries Centennial Trail over Spokane River
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Deck plate girder bridge over Spokane River on Centennial Trail
History: Built in the later 1920's by Great Northern Railway to replace a bridge built in 1892. Abandoned 1973. Converted for pedestrian use 1988.
Built: 1926

Location: Spokane County

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339025

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339026

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339027

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Dedicatory plaque.

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339028

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339029

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Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in March 2014

424635

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Kardong Bridge

Photo taken by Richard Doody in August 2012

424636

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Kardong Bridge

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424637

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Kardong Bridge

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City of Spokane Water Main Bridge

Status:

Location: 47.672298,-117.452840

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Carries Water Main over Spokane River
Design: truss/through/camelback
Design Details: Through truss with open deck supporting a single pipe.
Total Length: 195.0 Feet
Span Length: 195.0 Feet

Overview: Through truss bridge over Spokane River carrying a Water Main
History: Built to carry a water main between the City of Spokane and the Fort George Wright area. Replaced a 2-span truss bridge.
Built:

Location: Spokane County

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338843

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View from Summit Blvd.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in May 2012

338844

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East end.

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338845

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338847

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West end.

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BNSF - Latah Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.625246,-117.436404

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Carries BNSF Lakeside Subdivision over Latah Creek
Design: truss/deck/warren/verticals
Design Details: Warren deck truss with all verticals
Total Length: 249.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Warren deck truss with all verticals bridge over Latah Creek on BNSF Lakeside Subdivision
History: Main truss built 1920, south approach dates from 1928. Original bridge on this site built 1881.
Built: 1920

Location: Spokane County

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Northern Pacific bridge book

338877

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BNSF

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338878

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338882

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Granite pier dating from 1881.

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338926

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High Water January 2011.

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338940

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Builders' plaque.

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BNSF - Spokane River Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.666822,-117.390838

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Carries BNSF Chewelah Subdivision over Spokane River
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder
Total Length: 601.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Deck plate girder bridge over Spokane River on BNSF Chewelah Subdivision
History: Built 1972 during line relocations due to the Burlington Northern merger in 1970. Built to tie former Great Northern line to former Northern Pacific line across the Spokane River.
Built: 1972

Location: Spokane County

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338919

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Train crossing bridge with Iron Bridge in background.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in July 2007

338920

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View from Iron Bridge.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in July 2007

338921

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Closer view.

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Sandifur Memorial Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.656705,-117.454235

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Carries bike/pedestrian trail over Spokane River
Design: arch/deck/open
Design Details: Treated wood open-spandrel arch supporting concrete deck.
Total Length: 580.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Open-spandrel arch bridge over Spokane River on bike/pedestrian trail
History: Built in 2004, using piers of former Union Pacific High Bridge, which was built in 1913 and removed in 1978.
Built: 2004

Location: Spokane County

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338941

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The 4 piers in this image originally supported the legs of a trestle tower of a 3,000 foot long railroad bridge

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in August 2010

338942

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Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in January 2011

338943

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High water.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in April 2011

338944

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Taken from Peoples' Park.

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339088

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Dedicatory plaque.

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339094

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424648

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Sandifur Memorial Bridge

Photo taken by Richard Doody in May 2012

424649

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Sandifur Memorial Bridge

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BNSF - 14th Avenue Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.642805,-117.452288

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Carries BNSF Spokane Subdivision over 14th. Avenue
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder with 2 steel bents.
Total Length: 61.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Deck plate girder bridge over 14th. Avenue on BNSF Spokane Subdivision
History: Temporary bridge built in this location by May, 1910. Current bridge built 1913 for the Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway (SP&S). To Burlington Northern in 1970 merger. To BNSF in 1996. merger.
Built: 1913

Location: Spokane County

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338974

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Side view

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338975

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Bethlehem roll mark.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in October 2015

338976

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Date cast into abutment.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in January 1980

338977

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Bents allowing plate girder depth to be decreased, allowing greater road clearance.

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I90 Latah Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.648886,-117.446103

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Carries Interstate 90 over Latah Creek
Design: beam
Design Details: Concrete box of some kind on concrete tower piers.
Total Length: 1225.0 Feet
Span Length: 217.9 Feet

Overview: Bridge over Latah Creek on Interstate 90
History: Built 1964
Built: 1964

Location: Spokane County

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338988

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Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in August 2014

338989

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Deterioration.

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338990

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Deterioration and cable.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in August 2014

338991

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Deterioration.

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338992

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Expansion bearing.

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339097

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Looking west from Inland Empire Way.

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UP - Spokane High Bridge

Status: Removed but not replaced

Location: 47.655939,-117.454772

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Carries Union Pacific RR Ayer Subdivision over Latah Creek & Spokane River
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder
Total Length: 3003.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Latah Creek & Spokane River on Union Pacific RR Ayer Subdivision
History: Built in 1913 as part of the Oregon-Washington Railroad & Navigation companys' Spokane-Ayer cutoff. Abandoned in 1973 due to EXPO '74 line relocations, and removed in 1977-78.
Built: 1913

Location: Spokane County

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378218

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High Bridge elevation

Railway Age Gazette, Vol.58,No.12 March 19, 1915

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378217

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High Bridge elevation

Railway Age Gazette, Vol.58,No.12 March 19, 1915

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339017

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High Bridge

339409

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Piers in Spokane River.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in January 2010

339410

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High Bridge piers Latah creek

Piers in Latah Creek

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339411

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Demolition 1978.

421214

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High Bridge Piers in Spokane River

Photo taken by Richard Doody in May 2012

421215

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High Bridge Piers in Latah Creek

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421216

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High Bridge Piers in Latah Creek

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421217

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High Bridge Piers in Spokane River

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421218

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High Bridge Piers in Spokane River

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Fish Lake Trail - Thorpe Road Overpass

Status: Open to pedestrians only

Location: 47.632693,-117.446789

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Carries Fish Lake Trail over Thorpe Road
Design: arch/deck/closed
Design Details: Closed-spandrel arch
Total Length: 24.0 Feet
Span Length: 24.0 Feet

Overview: Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Thorpe Road on Fish Lake Trail
History: Built in 1917 by the Oregon-Washington Railroad & Navigation company. To Union Pacific in 1936. Abandoned 1978. Fish Lake Trail paved 2009. Original wooden trestle built here circa 1912.
Built: 1917

Location: Spokane County

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339012

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East portal.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in March 2010

339014

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View passing through showing sidewalk and wire lines.

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339015

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West portal.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in March 2010

339119

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Wide view of west portal.

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Fish Lake Trail - 16th Avenue Overpass

Status: Open to pedestrians only
It is planned to convert this part of the trail into a road at some future point if funding becomes available.

Location: 47.640982,-117.449328

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Carries Fish Lake Trail over 16th. Avenue
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Skewed pony plate girder
Total Length: 50.0 Feet
Span Length: 41.0 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over 16th. Avenue on Fish Lake Trail
History: Built 1912 by the Oregon-Washington Railroad and Navigation Co. To Union Pacific in 1936 merger. Abandoned 1978. Converted for trail use in 2009.
Built: 1912

Location: Spokane County

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339067

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Small, low-clearance bridge. Frequently hit by vehicles.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in October 2009

339068

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Date plaque and impact damage.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in October 2009

339075

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Builders' plaque.

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Fish Lake Trail - I90 Exit 279 Overpass

Status: Open to pedestrians only

Location: 47.645881,-117.451409

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Carries Fish Lake Trail over Interstate 90 Exit 279 ramp
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Very deep pony plate girder originally featuring an open wooden deck. Now retrofitted with a steel pan carrying asphalt.
Total Length: 90.0 Feet
Span Length: 89.9 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over Interstate 90 Exit 279 ramp on Fish Lake Trail
History: Built 1912 by the Oregon-Washington Railroad and Navigation Co. To Union Pacific in 1936 merger. Abandoned 1978. Converted for trail use in 2009.
Built: 1912

Location: Spokane County

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339082

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East side.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in January 2011

339083

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Illinois steel roll mark.

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339084

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West side.

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339085

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Detail of stringers, floor beams, and new steel deck.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in January 1980

339086

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Bridge before pedestrian rehab.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in September 2008

339087

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This deck was quite rotten, and dangerous to walk over.

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Fish Lake Trail - Marshall Road Overpass

Status: Open to pedestrians only

Location: 47.604275,-117.442235

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Carries Fish Lake Trail over Marshall Road
Design: slab
Design Details: Slab with 3 concrete center columns.
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Slab bridge over Marshall Road on Fish Lake Trail
History: Built 1909 bu the North Coast Railroad. Merged into Oregon-Washington Railroad & Navigation Co 1910. Merged into Union Pacific 1936. Abandoned 1978. Rehab for pedestrian use 2009.
Built: 1909

Location: Spokane County

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View before retrofit.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in June 2009

339090

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Winter view.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in January 2011

339091

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This is how the bridge appears now, after pedestrian retrofit in 2009.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in October 2009

339092

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"NCRR '09" North Coast Railroad 1909.

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339093

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Bridge as completed in September, 1909.

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UP - Sands Road Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.572559,-117.241955

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Carries Union Pacific Wallace Subdivision over Sands Road
Design: arch/deck/closed
Design Details: Closed-spandrel arch
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Sands Road on Union Pacific Wallace Subdivision
History: Built in 1917 by the Oregon-Washington Railroad & Navigation company. To Union Pacific in 1936. Original railroad bridge in this area built 1889.
Built: 1917

Location: Spokane County

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339095

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West portal.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in April 2005

339096

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West portal.

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BNSF - Seventh Avenue Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.649095,-117.444011

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Carries BNSF Lakeside Subdivision over Seventh Avenue
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder on steel trestle towers.
Total Length: 230.0 Feet
Span Length: 71.0 Feet

Overview: Deck plate girder bridge over Seventh Avenue on BNSF Lakeside Subdivision
History: Built 1954 for Northern Pacific Railway. To Burlington Northern in 1970 merger. To BNSF in 1996 merger. A number of bridges had previously existed here, dating back to 1881.
Built: 1954

Location: Spokane County

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381938

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Northern Pacific bridge book

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339098

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Wide view from west side of Latah valley.

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339099

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North tower.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in June 2010

339100

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Expansion joint between decks.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in June 2010

339101

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South tower.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in June 2010

339102

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NPRR 7th Ave bridge

7th Avenue bridge.

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Fish Lake Trail - Interstate 90 Overpass

Status: Open to pedestrians only

Location: 47.646391,-117.451950

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Carries Fish Lake Trail over Interstate 90
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder
Total Length: 181.1 Feet
Span Length: 6.9 Feet

Overview: Deck plate girder bridge over Interstate 90 on Fish Lake Trail
History: Built 1962
Built: 1962

Location: Spokane County

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339104

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Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in March 2010

339105

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View from Lindeke Street bridge, looking east.

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UP - Ninth Avenue Overpass

Status: Removed but not replaced

Location: 47.647512,-117.453345

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Carries Union Pacific RR Ayer Subdivision over Ninth Avenue
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Ninth Avenue on Union Pacific RR Ayer Subdivision
History: Built 1912 by the Oregon-Washington Railroad and Navigation Co. To Union Pacific in 1936 merger. Abandoned 1978. Removed during Fish Lake Trail construction 2009.
Built: 1912

Location: Spokane County

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339112

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East side view about a week before demolition.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in July 2009

339113

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Shadow of former Union Pacific union shield.

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339114

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Builders' plaque.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in July 2009

339115

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Date plaque and old clearance sign.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in July 2009

339116

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Under side view.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in July 2009

339118

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Date plaque now safely residing in my yard. Bridge was cut up as scrap, but at least a small piece survived. I wouldn't remove one of these from a present bridge, but I would try to save one from a bridge being demolished.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in October 2015

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BNSF - Hartson Avenue Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.649926,-117.459235

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Carries BNSF Columbia River Subdivision over Hartson Avenue
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer
Total Length: 53.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Steel stringer bridge over Hartson Avenue on BNSF Columbia River Subdivision
History: Built 1972 during line relocations due to the Burlington Northern merger in 1970. Replaced a previous bridge.
Built: 1972

Location: Spokane County

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339120

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West side view.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in April 2010

339121

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North abutment with date.

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BNSF - Washington Street Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.655719,-117.417999

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Carries BNSF Spokane Subdivision over Washington Street
Design: arch/deck/closed
Design Details: Closed-spandrel arch
Total Length: 68.0 Feet
Span Length: 68.0 Feet

Overview: Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Washington Street on BNSF Spokane Subdivision
History: Built 1915 as part of Northern Pacific grade elevation. To Burlington Northern in 1970 merger. To BNSF in 1996 merger.
Built: 1915

Location: Spokane County

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Washington St construction

Washington St construction. Railway Age Gazette, Vol.60,No.17

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378206

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Washington St elevation

Washington St elevation. Railway age Gazette, Vol.60,No.17

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339144

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South side.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in November 2013

339145

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Date.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in May 2010

339146

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"NPRY"

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in May 2010

424650

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BNSF - Washington Street Viaduct

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BNSF - 2nd Avenue/Maple Street Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.654547,-117.435546

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Carries BNSF Spokane Subdivision over 2nd Avenue & Maple Street
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder with 5 steel legs unevenly spaced.
Total Length: 160.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Pony/through plate girder bridge over 2nd Avenue & Maple Street on BNSF Spokane Subdivision
History: Built 1916 as part of Northern Pacific grade elevation. To Burlington Northern in 1970 merger. To BNSF in 1996 merger.
Built: 1916

Location: Spokane County

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339150

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North side. Note depth of plate girder as compared to bus.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in April 2010

339151

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Support leg with lattice work and pin connections top and bottom. Also, street light mounted on bridge.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in April 2010

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BNSF - 3rd Avenue Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.653540,-117.437563

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Carries BNSF Spokane Subdivision over Third Avenue
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder
Total Length: 103.0 Feet
Span Length: 37.0 Feet

Overview: Bridge over Third Avenue on BNSF Spokane Subdivision
History: Built 1916 as part of Northern Pacific grade elevation. To Burlington Northern in 1970 merger. To BNSF in 1996 merger.
Built: 1916

Location: Spokane County

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MP 1.0 NPRR 3rd Ave bridge

North side.

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BNSF/Fish Lake Trail Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.556868,-117.498202

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Carries BNSF Scribner-Marshall crossover over Fish Lake Trail
Design: slab
Design Details: Slab
Total Length: 76.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Slab bridge over Fish Lake Trail on BNSF Scribner-Marshall crossover
History: Built around 1912 to carry SP&S traffic to Northern Pacific Railway in Marshall over Oregon-Washington Railroad & Navigation co.
Built:

Location: Spokane County

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339158

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South portal.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in August 2013

339159

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Looking north.

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SLS&E High Bridge

Status: Removed but not replaced

Location: 47.681097,-117.457540

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Carries Seattle, Lake Shore & Eastern Railroad over Spokane River
Design: truss/deck/double-warren
Design Details: wooden deck truss with timber trestle approaches.
Total Length: 1100.0 Feet
Span Length: 130.0 Feet

Overview: Bridge over Spokane River on Seattle, Lake Shore & Eastern Railroad
History: Built in 1888 during construction of the SLS&E RR. Used by Great Northern 1892-1902.
Built: 1888

Location: Spokane County

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380518

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380519

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339169

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View from east end. From book, c.1888.

434482

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Remains of timber-crib pier in mid channel.

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434483

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Remains of timber-crib pier on east (right) bank of river.

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GN - High Bridge

Status: Removed but not replaced

Location: 47.681100,-117.457540

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Carries Great Northern Railroad over Spokane River
Design: unknown
Design Details:
Total Length: 1474.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Bridge over Spokane River on Great Northern Railroad
History: Built by Great Northern in 1902. Removed in 1974 after EXPO 74 line relocations.
Built: 1902

Location: Spokane County

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GN High Bridge

Spokesman Review

507373

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GN - High Bridge

Photo from old postcard

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SPS - Tunnel #19

Status: Filled in

Location: 47.657992,-117.471809

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Carries Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway over
Design: tunnel
Design Details: Tunnel
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Tunnel on Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway
History: Built 1910. Abandoned 1971. Ends buried.
Built: 1910

Location: Spokane County

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First Latah Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 47.649753,-117.447562

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Carries road over Latah Creek
Design: beam/stringer/wood
Design Details: Timber stringer trestle.
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Timber stringer bridge over Latah Creek on road
History: Built 1890 by "private subscription"
Built: 1890

Location: Spokane County

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339399

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339400

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BNSF - Erie Street underpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.658166,-117.394398

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Carries BNSF Railway over N. Iron Court/Erie St
Design: girder/deck/concrete
Design Details: Concrete deck girder
Total Length: 60.0 Feet
Span Length: 20.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete deck girder bridge over Erie Street on BNSF Railway
History: Built 1917 as part of Northern Pacific's Spokane grade separation complex
Built: 1917

Location: Spokane County

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381960

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View of NP south from Inland Jct. S&IE/SC&P/GN tracks passing under left span.

381961

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Modern view of north face of bridge.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in November 2013

381934

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Northern Pacific bridge book

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UP - Altamont Street Bridge

Status: Open to traffic above and below

Location: 47.659545,-117.375017

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Carries Union Pacific Railroad over N. Altamont Street
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel and timber stringer
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Steel stringer bridge over N. Altamont Street on Union Pacific Railroad
History:
Built:

Location: Spokane County

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GN - Spokane River Bridge #273

Status: Removed but not replaced

Location: 47.662385,-117.424001

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Carries Great Northern Railway over Spokane River, Lincoln Street, Monroe Street
Design: truss/deck
Design Details: 2 span Warren deck truss bridge with steel plate girder approaches supported on steel tower bents.
Total Length: 1293.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Deck truss bridge over Spokane River, Lincoln Street, Monroe Street on Great Northern Railway
History: Built by 1902 as part of Great Northern's Havermale Island passenger station complex.
Built: 1902

Location: Spokane County

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381932

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East side of bridge, with Post Street deck arch and OWR&N RR bridge above in background. Taken after circa 1936.

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504981

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GN - Spokane River Bridge #273

looking north, GN bridge in background, Post Street Bridge in foreground

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Plante's Ferry (site)

Status: No longer exists

Location: 47.689575,-117.282489

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Carries Mullan Road over Spokane River
Design: unknown
Design Details: Cable Ferry
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Bridge over Spokane River on Mullan Road
History: Established 1851 Discontinued 1865 Replaced by Issac Kellogg's Bridge
Built: 1851

Location: Spokane County

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Plante's Ferry (site)

Photo taken by Richard Doody in August 2012

424631

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Captain John Mullan

Supervised construction of the 624 mile military road linking Fort Benton, Montana with Fort Walla Walla 1859 - 1860

Photo taken by Richard Doody in August 2012

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Monroe Street Bridge (First)

Status: Destroyed by fire

Location: 47.660500,-117.426755

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Carries over Spokane River
Design: beam/stringer/wood
Design Details: Timber stringer
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Timber stringer bridge over Spokane River
History: Built 1889 Burned 1890
Built: 1889

Location: Spokane County

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WoodenMonroeStreetBridge

419552

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Sunset Highway Overpass

Status: Open to traffic above and below

Location: 47.642294,-117.484094

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Carries Sunset Highway (Eastbound) over Geiger Road
Design: beam/tee
Design Details: Concrete tee beam
Total Length: 274.0 Feet
Span Length: 89.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete tee beam bridge over Geiger Road on Sunset Highway (Eastbound)
History: Built 1944
Built: 1944

Location: Spokane County

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Manito Park Loop Drive Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.637226,-117.412039

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Carries Nishinomiya Drive over Loop Drive
Design: arch/deck/luten
Design Details: Skewed Luten arch covered in decorative basalt facing.
Total Length: 140.0 Feet
Span Length: 32.2 Feet

Overview: Arch bridge over Loop Drive on Nishinomiya Drive in Manito Park
History: Built 1931
Built: 1931

Location: Spokane County

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433254

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North side of bridge

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in August 2018

433255

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South side of bridge.

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433256

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South side.

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433257

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Looking west to east across deck.

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433258

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North side of arch detail.

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433259

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South side of arch detail.

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Valley Chapel Road Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.512575,-117.347214

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Carries Valley Chapel Road over California Creek
Design: beam/tee
Design Details: Concrete tee beam
Total Length: 38.1 Feet
Span Length: 35.1 Feet

Overview: Concrete tee beam bridge over California Creek on Valley Chapel Road
History: Built 1923
Built: 1923

Location: Spokane County

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North Pine Creek Old US 195 Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.284219,-117.359750

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Carries Old US 195 over North Pine Creek
Design: beam/tee
Design Details: Concrete tee beam
Total Length: 194.9 Feet
Span Length: 45.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete tee beam bridge over North Pine Creek on Old US 195
History: Built 1929
Built: 1929

Location: Spokane County

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Inland Empire Way Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.639170,-117.440527

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Carries Inland Empire Way over Latah Creek
Design: beam/tee
Design Details: Concrete tee beam
Total Length: 149.9 Feet
Span Length: 81.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete tee beam bridge over Latah Creek on Inland Empire Way
History: Built 1934
Built: 1934

Location: Spokane County

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Spangle-Waverly Road Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.351251,-117.246528

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Carries Spangle-Waverly Road over Latah Creek
Design: beam/tee
Design Details: Concrete tee beam
Total Length: 111.9 Feet
Span Length: 69.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete tee beam bridge over Latah Creek on Spangle-Waverly Road
History: Built 1948
Built: 1948

Location: Spokane County

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Little Spokane River Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.784932,-117.404482

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Carries Wandermere Road over Little Spokane River
Design: beam/tee
Design Details: Concrete tee beam
Total Length: 479.0 Feet
Span Length: 69.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete tee beam bridge over Little Spokane River on Wandermere Road
History: Built 1953
Built: 1953

Location: Spokane County

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Seven Mile Road Spokane River Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 47.740710,-117.519233

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Carries Seven Mile Road Bridge over Spokane River [
Design: truss/through/polygonal
Design Details: Polygonal Warren through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Polygonal Warren through truss bridge over Spokane River on Seven Mile Road Bridge
History: Replaced 1992
Built:

Location: Spokane County

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Seven Mile Road Bridge

The Spokesman-Review: August 4 1978

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Cochran Street-Great Northern RR Overpass

Status: Heavily damaged by fire in 1969 and later removed.

Location: 47.662409,-117.448524

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Carries Cochran Street over Great Northern Railroad
Design: beam/stringer/wood
Design Details: Timber stringer
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Timber stringer bridge over Great Northern Railroad on Cochran Street
History:
Built:

Location: Spokane County

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Cochran Street Overpass

The Spokesman-Review: May 17 1957

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GN - Spokane River Bridge #270

Status: Removed for EXPO 74

Location: 47.661758,-117.415825

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Carries Bridge Removed for EXPO 74 over Spokane River
Design: unknown
Design Details: Tall, 232', no mid span abutments
Total Length: 232.0 Feet
Span Length: 232.0 Feet

Overview: Lost through truss bridge over Spokane River on Great Northern Railway
History: Built 1902 GN, Removed 1972/3 for EXPO 74. Unique bridge
Built: 1902

Location: Spokane County

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Great Northern Spokane River Bridge #270

looking west; GN bridge appears at bottom of photo

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BNSF - Little Deep Creek Arch

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.824922,-117.344993

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Carries BNSF Railway over Little Deep Creek
Design: arch/deck/closed
Design Details: Closed-spandrel arch
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Bridge over Little Deep Creek on BNSF Railway
History:
Built:

Location: Spokane County

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BNSF - Colbert Road Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 47.816667,-117.333333

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Carries BNSF over Colbert Road
Design: beam/stringer/steel
Design Details: Steel stringer
Total Length: 71.9 Feet
Span Length: 32.2 Feet

Overview: Steel stringer bridge over Colbert Road on BNSF
History:
Built:

Location: Spokane County

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Special Bridge Conditions Legend: R - Former location of relocated bridge. ! - At risk for demolition or destruction. X - Confirmed demolished or collapsed. S  - Dismantled and/or in storage. L -  Severe loss of historic integrity due to alteration.

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