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Battery Street Tunnel

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Approach View Of South Tunnel Portal, Looking East From Southbound Lanes.

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

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Overview
Tunnel under city streets on WA 99 in Seattle
Location
King County, Washington
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1954
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 2,140.2 ft. (0.4 mi.)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.61892, -122.34361   (decimal degrees)
47°37'08" N, 122°20'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/549322/5274154 (zone/easting/northing)
USGS topographic map
Seattle South
Inventory number
BH 34261 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2013)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 66.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
33,600

Categories 

Built 1954 (242)
Built during 1950s (2,545)
Have street view (13,944)
King County, Washington (154)
Open (30,164)
Owned by state (10,468)
Total length 1000-2500 feet (1,303)
Tunnel (664)
WA 99 (4)
Washington (905)

Update Log 

  • April 12, 2011: New photos from K. A. Erickson

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • K. A. Erickson
  • HAER WA-184 - Alaskan Way Viaduct and Battery Street Tunnel, Seattle, King, WA