Don Kardong Bridge Rehabilitation

Category Overview

Trails grants help communities and recreation areas fund the creation and improvement of trails for walking, hiking, cycling, horseback riding, and cross-country skiing. These grants help make communities more livable, create regional trails systems, and open up beautiful outdoor spaces for people to enjoy. WWRP is the largest source of trail support in the state of Washington.

Project Highlights

The City of Spokane used this grant rehabilitate the Don Kardong Pedestrian Bridge located within the downtown core of the City of Spokane, on mile 22 of the Spokane River Centennial Trail. These improvements extended the life of the bridge by over 50 years replacing the bridge decking and timber framing with new concrete decking, repairing bridge structural steel, painting bridge steel components, and replacing the bridge guardrail. The project also increased pedestrian safety by installing new pedestrian scale bridge lighting and enhanced the bridge aesthetics & accessibility by replacing existing scenic overlooks with contemporary, ADA compliant material & design. The project also installed a new bicycle and pedestrian counter.

Quick Facts

WWRP Applicant: Spokane City of Category: Trails WWRP Grant: $726,000.00 Applicant Match: $726,000.00 Project Type: Development County: Spokane Legislative District: 3 Status: Closed Completed RCO Project # 18-1960

Location Details

Parking is most convenient at 665 N. Riverpoint Boulevard, Spokane, WA 99202. If traveling Eastbound on interstate 90 into Spokane, take exit 281 toward US-2/US-395 North to Newport/Colville (Division St.), Merge onto US-2 E/US-395N/ S Division St, in 0.4 miles, turn right onto E. M.L.K Jr. Way for 0.3 miles, turn left onto N Sherman St for 0.1 mi, Turn left onto N. Riverpoint Boulevard, in 100 feet, turn right into the destination parking lot.

What is the WWRP

The Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program (WWRP) is a state grant program that creates and conserves local and state parks, wildlife habitat and working farms. The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office administers WWRP grants, and the legislature funds the program.