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Central Ferry Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Looking east from just off WA 127 on the Whitman County end of bridge

Photo taken by Karl Sweitzer in August 2008

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BH Photo #124617

Map 

Street View 

Cost 

From a 1969 Army Corps of Engineers report

A $2,998,867 contract was awarded through agreement with Washington State Highway Department for construction of Central Ferry Bridge on State Highway No. 127 (formerly No. 295).

<http://www.nww.usace.army.mil/html/pub/civilworks/cwafy69/to...>

Facts 

Overview
Steel through arch bridge over Snake River on WA 127
Location
Garfield County, Washington, and Whitman County, Washington
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1969
Design
Steel through arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 520.0 ft.
Total length: 1,831.1 ft.
Deck width: 27.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.62600, -117.79830   (decimal degrees)
46°37'34" N, 117°47'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/438886/5163913 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Central Ferry
Elevation
642 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 34212 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2016)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 74.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
782

Update Log 

  • September 14, 2008: Essay added by Karl Sweitzer

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Sources 

  • Karl Sweitzer - kesc [at] pacbell [dot] net