Perrine Memorial Bridge

Perrine Memorial Bridge (HM16RY)

Location: Twin Falls, ID 83301 Twin Falls County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 35.911', W 114° 31.733'

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The structure you now see spanning the Snake River Canyon was completed in July 1976 at a cost of $9,700,000. It is 1500 feet in length with the roadway approximately 480 feet above the Snake River. This arch structure replaced the truss bridge depicted in the above etching. The original structure, built as a toll facility in 1927 at a cost of $650,000, was purchased by the state of Idaho in 1940. The plaque above commemorates the May 31, 1940 dedication of the bridge to the memory of the late I. B. Perrine, "Father of the Twin Falls Tract".

Upper marker:
Perrine Memorial Bridge
Dedicated to
I. B. Perrine
1861 - 1942
Father of the Twin Falls tract, by whose effort and vision the mighty waters of the Snake were lifted, and the desert made to blossom as the rose.

This bridge was dedicated by Mrs. I. B. Perrine October 1, 1927.

"How excellent is a giant's dream"
HM NumberHM16RY
Year Placed1927
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 1:51pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11T E 702728 N 4719192
Decimal Degrees42.59851667, -114.52888333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 35.911', W 114° 31.733'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 35' 54.66" N, 114° 31' 43.98" W
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Area Code(s)208
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4125 Creek View, Twin Falls ID 83301, US
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