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Irrigation Canal Bridge

Photos 

Contextual View Of The Irrigation Canal Bridge, Looking Northwesterly

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #312581

Map 

Description 

It is significant as the only means of pedestrian and vehicular traffic access across the abandoned irrigation canal of the Spokane Valley Irrigation Company and is one of two structures that provide pedestrian and vehicular access to the Middle Channel powerhouse and dam. The modest flat-span in 16' wide and 60' long. The bridge remains basically unaltered from the time of its construction in 1930.

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Concrete deck girder bridge over Irrigation Canal on W 4th Street
Location
Post Falls, Kootenai County, Idaho
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1930
Builder
- The Washington Water Power Co.
Design
Concrete deck girder
Dimensions
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.71110, -116.95320   (decimal degrees)
47°42'40" N, 116°57'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/503510/5284192 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Post Falls
Inventory number
BH 65330 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 6, 2015: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HAER ID-32-E - Washington Water Power Company Post Falls Power Plant, Irrigation Canal Bridge, West of intersection of Spokane & Fourth Streets, Post Falls, Kootenai County, ID