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Latah Bridge

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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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BH Photo #191534

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Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Latah Creek on Sunset Boulevard in Spokane
Location
Spokane, Spokane County, Washington
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1911
Builders
- J.E. Cunningham of Spokane, Washington (Contractor)
- Morton McCartney (City Engineer)
- W.S. Maloney (Designer)
Design
Open-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 149.9 ft.
Total length: 1,069.9 ft.
Deck width: 44.9 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 16, 1982
Also called
Sunset Boulevard Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.64995, -117.44731   (decimal degrees)
47°38'60" N, 117°26'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/466407/5277491 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Spokane NW
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
14,111
Inventory numers
NRHP 82004293 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 34561 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 81.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • February 7, 2017: New photo from Kyle Jarvis
  • October 7, 2015: New photo from Kyle Jarvis
  • May 10, 2012: New photos from Mike Goff
  • January 2, 2011: New photos from Matthew Harris

Sources 

  • Matthew Harris - mnharris [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Kyle Jarvis
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth

Comments 

Sunset Blvd. Bridge
Posted March 2, 2015, by Frankie Benka Photography (fbenka [at] gmail [dot] com)

Here's a recent pic I took of the bridge