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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
Inventory numbers
NRHP 82004293 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 34561 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 81.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
14,111

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