Irrigation Canal Bridge
Contextual View Of The Irrigation Canal Bridge, Looking Northwesterly
Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record
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BH Photo #312581
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
- Concrete deck girder bridge over Irrigation Canal on W 4th Street
- Post Falls, Kootenai County, Idaho
- Open to traffic
- Built 1930
- - The Washington Water Power Co.
- Concrete deck girder
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)
- January 6, 2015: Added by Dave King
- 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