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I5 Weedin Place Fallout Shelter

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Courtesy of the Washington Department of Transportation

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Documents 

NRHP Washington State Historic Highway Bridges

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Courtesy of the Washington Department of Transportation

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Waiting for the End of the World: A Prototype Fallout Shelter Under Interstate 5 in North Seattle

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Courtesy of the Journal of Northwest Anthropology

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Description 

Listed in the WADOT Historic Bridge Inventory as Structure ID 00200411 Bridge #5/579

Facts 

Overview
Concrete culvert bridge on I5
Location
Seattle, King County, Washington
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1963
Builders
- Andersen Bjornstad Kane of Seattle, Washington (Design)
- McDonald Construction Co. of Seattle, Washington (Contractor)
Design
Concrete culvert
Dimensions
Span length: 57.1 ft.
Total length: 57.1 ft.
Deck width: 62.0 ft.
Also called
Interstate 5 Prototype Community Fallout Shelter
Seattle Freeway Prototype Community Shelter
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.67712, -122.32040   (decimal degrees)
47°40'38" N, 122°19'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/551010/5280638 (zone/easting/northing)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
78,865
Inventory number
BH 81212 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2016)
Overall condition: Good
Sufficiency rating: 88.4 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • April 13, 2018: New Street View added by Luke

Sources 

  • Luke