The Monroe Street Bridge is a deck arch bridge in the northwestern United States that spans the Spokane River in Spokane, Washington. It was built 112 years ago in 1911 by the city of Spokane, and was designed by city engineer John Chester Ralston, assisted in construction supervision by Morton Macartney (and by assistant engineers J. F. Greene and P.F. Kennedy) with ornamentation provided by the firm of Kirtland Kelsey Cutter and Karl G. Malmgren as part of Cutter & Malmgren.Put Monroe Street Bridge into our Spokane online visit planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Spokane.
At completion, it was the largest concrete arch bridge in the U.S. and the third longest in the world. After more than ninety years of service, it was closed in January 2003 for restoration and reopened in September 2005.
Monroe Street Bridge reviews
The Spokane River valley is a beautiful place, and one of the jewels connected to it is the Munroe Street Bridge. It's beautiful to look at, but it's also a beautiful way to cross from one part of...
The Spokane River valley is a beautiful place, and one of the jewels connected to it is the Munroe Street Bridge. It's beautiful to look at, but it's also a beautiful way to cross from one part of... more »
Beautiful Views on this very functional Bridge! The Monroe street bridge will allow glimpses of the gorgeous river below.
Beautiful Views on this very functional Bridge! The Monroe street bridge will allow glimpses of the gorgeous river below. more »
Very nice bridge to look at the falls but may to many suicides.
Beautiful view of Spokane falls
Plan your trip to Spokane
- Get a personalized tripA full day by day itinerary based on your preferences
- Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
- Manage itEverything in one place. Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Spokane
Side trips from Spokane
Hidden gems in Spokane
Parks in Spokane
Nearby attractions in Spokane
Trips in Monroe Street Bridge by other users
15 days in Spokane BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Monroe Street Bridge Spokane Falls Riverfront Park 36 days in Washington State BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM Spokane Leavenworth Mount Rainier National Park 36 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA Los Angeles Las Vegas Grand Canyon National Park 9 days in Spokane & Newport Beach BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Spokane Newport Beach 15 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Corvallis Portland Seattle 31 days in Spokane BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Davenport Spa & Salon Auntie's Bookstore Riverfront Park