Metaline Falls Bridge 1951 - Metaline Falls, WA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters
N 48° 51.956 W 117° 22.553
11U E 472433 N 5412620
Quick Description: This bridge carries Highway 31 over the Pend Oreille River at the old mining town of Metaline Falls just a few miles south of the Canada-US border.
Location: Washington, United States
Date Posted: 3/31/2015 11:33:45 PM
Waymark Code: WMNM08
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39
Views: 1

Long Description:
With construction of the bridge beginning in 1950, it was completed in 1951. In design it is a steel Warren deck truss of 695.9 feet in total length. The longest span is 240.2 feet while the deck is 26.2 feet in width. Along the deck are precast concrete posts and railing, with heavy corner posts. Each corner post on the right side of the bridge carries its date of construction - 1951 - embossed in the concrete.

One may park just off the south side of the bridge on the west side.

Bridge data is from Bridge Hunter

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Date built or dedicated as indicated on the date stone or plaque.: 1951

Date stone, plaque location.: Corner posts, right side, each end

Road, body of water, land feature, etc. that the bridge spans.: Pend Oreille River

Website (if available): [Web Link]

Parking (safe parking location): Not Listed

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