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12th Avenue South Bridge

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Overview
Steel arch bridge over WA 90 (Dearborn Street) on 12th Avenue S in Seattle
Location
Seattle, King County, Washington
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1911; approaches rebuilt in 1917 and 1924
Design
Steel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 170.9 ft.
Total length: 456.1 ft.
Deck width: 42.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 16, 1982
Also called
Jose P. Rizal Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.59556, -122.31725   (decimal degrees)
47°35'44" N, 122°19'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/551327/5271575 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Seattle South
Inventory numbers
NRHP 82004227 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 34268 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2016)
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: 68.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
17,800

Update Log 

  • February 4, 2014: Updated by Evin Fairchild: oops, 1911, not 1912
  • September 5, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth

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12th Avenue South Bridge
Posted September 5, 2010, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

This is a spectacular bridge! Has my favorite type of railing design too!