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Ballard Bridge

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Ballard Bridge

Looking South

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in August 2014

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BH Photo #305919

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Overview
Bascule bridge over Lake Washington Ship Canal on 15th Avenue W in Seattle
Location
Seattle, King County, Washington
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1917
Builders
- D. R. Huntington (City Architect)
- Dyer Brothers (Contractor)
- Hans Pederson (Contractor)
Design
Double-leaf trunnion bascule
Dimensions
Total length: 295.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 16, 1982
Also called
Salmon Bay Waterway Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.65981, -122.37622   (decimal degrees)
47°39'35" N, 122°22'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/546836/5278678 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Shilshole Bay
Inventory numbers
NRHP 82004231 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 34324 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2015)
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: 51.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
53,679

Update Log 

  • December 3, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • February 10, 2015: Photos imported by Dave King
  • October 24, 2014: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • August 31, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • August 23, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • August 22, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • October 8, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • K. A. Erickson
  • Wikipedia - Ballard Bridge
  • Douglas Butler
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com