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Columbia River Bridge at Grand Coulee Dam, Spanning Columbia River at State Route 155, Coulee Dam, Okanogan County, WA



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Location
Spanning Columbia River at State Route 155, Coulee Dam, WA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER WA-102
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N153).
Building/structure dates: 1935 initial construction
Part of building/structure is in Electric City vicinity, Grant County, WA.
Significance: The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation constructed this structure as part of the Grand Coulee Dam--Columbia Basin Reclamation Project. It is a good example of 1930s steel cantilever bridge design in Washington, and one of the state's collection of cantilever bridges on the Columbia River system.

Subjects
Pedestrian Bridges
Vehicular Bridges


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. EASTERN PORTAL IN ELEVATION
2. EASTERN PORTAL IN PERSPECTIVE LOOKING SW
3. UPSTREAM VIEW OF MAIN SPAN IN PERSPECTIVE LOOKING NW
4. VIEW LOOKING UPSTREAM TOWARD COULEE DAM AND POWERHOUSE SHOWING WESTERN PIER
5. VIEW NORTH FROM MIDDLE OF COULEE DAM OF SPAN IN ELEVATION
6. BRIDGE LOOKING SOUTH FROM CROWN POINT STATE PARK SHOWING SURROUNDING DEVELOPMENT FROM CONSTRUCTION OF DAM
7. DETAIL LACED CHANNELS AND URBAN LIGHT FURNITURE
8. CONNECTOR BETWEEN EASTERN CANTILEVER AND CENTRAL NON CANTILEVERED SPAN
9. DETAIL LIGHT FURNITURE AND VERTICAL MEMBER
10. BRIDGE IN CONTEXT OF DAM, THIRD POWER HOUSE IN FOREGROUND, LOOKING NORTH BY 360 DEGREES
11. SIMILAR VIEW AS ABOVE WITH NUMBER 4 POWER PLANT IN FOREGROUND


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