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Grant Avenue Bridge, Spanning Yakima River at Grant Avenue, Prosser, Benton County, WA



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Location
Spanning Yakima River at Grant Avenue, Prosser, WA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER WA-4
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-1).
Building/structure dates: 1911 initial construction
Significance: The Grant Avenue Bridge is significant as the oldest and least altered example of a two span pin-connected Parker truss within the state. It is also the only existing highway bridge within the state that demonstrates the once common practice of erecting a short pony truss approach span in combination with longer through trusses.

Subjects
Pedestrian Bridges
Bridge Construction
Vehicular Bridges


Related Names
Maloney, D. C.
Kukas, Roger, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF BRIDGE, LOOKING SOUTH
2. VIEW OF BRIDGE, LOOKING NORTHWEST
3. VIEW OF BRIDGE, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
4. SOUTH APPROACH, LOOKING NORTH
5. NORTH APPROACH, LOOKING SOUTH
6. PONY TRUSS BRIDGE APPROACH, LOOKING EAST
7. PONY TRUSS BRIDGE APPROACH, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
8. UNDERSPAN, LOOKING NORTH
9. DETAIL OF NORTH ABUTMENT
10. DETAIL OF UNDERSPAN CROSSBRACING
11. PHOTOCOPY OF ORIGINAL DRAWING, NO. 1 of 3, March 11, 1911
12. PHOTOCOPY OF ORIGINAL DRAWING, No. 2 of 3, March 11, 1911
13. PHOTOCOPY OF ORIGINAL DRAWING, No. 3 of 3, March 11, 1911


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