Rating:
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Post Street Bridge

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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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BH Photo #130611

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Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Spokane River on Post Street in Spokane
Location
Spokane, Spokane County, Washington
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1917; rehabilitated and widened 1937. Originally built with 2 arches; third arch added in 1937. This bridge collapsed in 1915 during construction.
Builders
- Alfred D. Butler (Engineer)
- B.J. Garnett (Engineer)
- Morton McCartney (City Engineer)
- N.J. Tubbs (Engineer)
- Olson & Johnson Co. (Contractor)
Design
Open-spandrel concrete arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 258.9 ft.
Total length: 333.0 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.66210, -117.42423   (decimal degrees)
47°39'44" N, 117°25'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/468148/5278832 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Spokane NW
Inventory number
BH 34554 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2016)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 31.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
2,073

Update Log 

  • April 6, 2017: New photos from Mike Goff
  • October 7, 2015: New photo from Kyle Jarvis
  • August 25, 2011: New photo from Quinn Phelan
  • December 18, 2008: New photo from Quinn Phelan

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Sources 

  • Quinn Phelan - qphelan [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Kyle Jarvis
  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com