Top Ranked Washington Bridges

Old Wenatchee Bridge (Chelan County, Washington)
Rated 100% with 2 votes
Cantilevered through truss bridge over Columbia River carrying a pedestrian walkway and pipeline
Open to pedestrians
Built 1908; bypassed by new highway bridge in 1950; reopened to pedestrians in 2010
BNSF - Chambers Bay Bridge (Pierce County, Washington)
Rated 100% with 2 votes
Vertical lift bridge over Chambers Bay on BNSF Railroad
Open to traffic
Originally built 1913-1914 for Northern Pacific Railway.
Sultan River Bridge (Snohomish County, Washington)
Rated 100% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Sultan River on US 2 in Sultan
Open to traffic
Built 1940
Montlake Bridge (King County, Washington)
Rated 99% with 3 votes
Bascule bridge over Montlake Cut on WA 513 in Seattle
Open to traffic
Built 1925; rehabilitated 1999
Fred G. Redmon Bridge (Yakima County, Washington)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Selah Creek on I-82/US 97
Open to traffic
Built 1971
Snake River Bridge (Old) (Asotin County, Washington)
Rated 98% with 2 votes
Lost Through truss bridge over Snake River on US-12
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1899; replaced 1939
Lewis & Clark Bridge (Cowlitz County, Washington)
Rated 98% with 2 votes
Cantilevered through truss bridge over Columbia River on WA 433 at Longview
Open to traffic
Built 1929; rehabilitated 2003
Bridge Camp Bridge (King County, Washington)
Rated 98% with 3 votes
Pratt pony truss bridge over White River on Pedestrian Walkway
Open to traffic
Built 1902
Beebe Bridge (Old) (Chelan County, Washington)
Rated 97% with 2 votes
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Columbia River on Flume/Road
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1919; Removed 1963
BNSF - Columbia River Bridge (Clark County, Washington)
Rated 97% with 3 votes
Swing span through truss bridge over the Columbia River
Open to traffic
Built 1908
Ocean Beaches Highway Bridge (Abandoned) (Cowlitz County, Washington)
Rated 97% with 3 votes
Abandoned open-spandrel arch bridge over Dry Gulch on Abandoned WA 4 Alignment
Abandoned
Built 1930, Abandoned 1963
Newaukum Creek Bridge (King County, Washington)
Rated 97% with 2 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Newaukum Creek on SE 400th Street
Open to traffic
Built 1927
Christine Falls Bridge (Pierce County, Washington)
Rated 97% with 3 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Van Trump Creek on Nisqually Entrance
Open to traffic
Built 1928
Dry Creek Bridge (Pierce County, Washington)
Rated 97% with 2 votes
Bridge over Deadwood Creek on Sunrise Road
Open to traffic
Built 1929
Deception Pass Bridge (Island County, Washington)
Rated 96% with 6 votes
Deck truss bridge over Deception Pass on WA 20
Open to traffic
Built 1935
Klickitat Creek Bridge (Pierce County, Washington)
Rated 96% with 2 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Klickitat Creek on Sunrise Road
Open to traffic
Built 1930
BNSF - Swinomish Channel Bridge (Skagit County, Washington)
Rated 96% with 2 votes
Warren through truss w/ all verticals bridge over Swinomish Channel on Railroad
Open to traffic
Mosquito Lake Road Bridge (Whatcom County, Washington)
Rated 96% with 7 votes
Through truss bridge over Middle Fork Nooksack River on Mosquito Lake Road
Open to traffic
Built 1915; Moved here and modified 1951; Rehabilitated in 2010
Central Ferry Bridge (Garfield County, Washington)
Rated 95% with 2 votes
Steel through arch bridge over Snake River on WA 127
Open to traffic
Built 1969
Coulee Dam Bridge (Okanogan County, Washington)
Rated 95% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Columbia River on WA 155 in Coulee Dam
Open to traffic
Built 1935
Longmire Service Road Bridge (Pierce County, Washington)
Rated 95% with 2 votes
Suspension bridge over Nisqually River on Longmire Service Road
Open to traffic
Built 1923
Latah Bridge (Spokane County, Washington)
Rated 95% with 2 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Latah Creek on Sunset Boulevard in Spokane
Open to traffic
Built 1911
Olympic Discovery Trail - Dungeness River Bridge (Clallam County, Washington)
Rated 94% with 5 votes
Timber Howe through truss bridge over Dungeness River on Olympic Discovery Trail (Abandoned Milwaukee Road)
Closed due to flood damage
Built 1915, Railroad Abandoned 1985
Alpowa Grade Bridge (Abandoned) (Garfield County, Washington)
Rated 94% with 2 votes
Abandoned slab bridge over Tributary of Stember Creek on Abandoned U.S. 12
Abandoned
Built Ca. 1920
Nutty Narrows Bridge (Cowlitz County, Washington)
Rated 92% with 3 votes
Bridge over Olympia Way on Squirrels Crossing in Longview
Open to squirrels
Built 1963; Repaired 1983; Relocated 100 yards to the east in 2007 due to the trees it was previously mounted to beginning to rot.
Whatcom Falls Park Bridge (Whatcom County, Washington)
Rated 92% with 4 votes
Stone arch bridge over Whatcom Creek on Pedestrain Path
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1939
Indian Timothy Memorial Bridge (Asotin County, Washington)
Rated 91% with 3 votes
Bypassed two-span through arch bridge over Alpowa Creek on US 12
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1923 by the Colonial Building Co.; bypassed by new bridge in 1974
BNSF - Rock Island Bridge (Douglas County, Washington)
Rated 91% with 6 votes
Through truss bridge over Columbia River on single track of BNSF Railway in Rock Island
Open to traffic
Originally built for the Great Northern Railway in 1892, the main span was reinforced in 1925
Spencer Island Bridge (Snohomish County, Washington)
Rated 91% with 2 votes
Warren through truss bridge over Union Slough on Trail
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1914, moved here in 1993
Iron Goat Trail - Twin Tunnels (King County, Washington)
Rated 90% with 2 votes
Tunnel
Intact but closed to all traffic
Built 1916
Iron Horse Trail - Hall Creek Bridge (King County, Washington)
Rated 90% with 2 votes
Deck plate girder bridge over Hall Creek on Trail
Open to pedestrians only
Middle span built in the 80s after a storm damaged the bridge.
Meridian Street Bridge (Pierce County, Washington)
Rated 90% with 16 votes
Through truss bridge over Puyallup River on WA 167 in Puyallup
In storage
Built 1925; rehabilitated 1951
Heisson Bridge (Clark County, Washington)
Rated 89% with 2 votes
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over East Fork Lewis River on Abandoned 172nd Ave Alignment in Heisson
Open to pedestrians
Built 1925, Closed to vehicle traffic 1999
Snoqualmie Valley Trail - Tokul Creek Trestle (King County, Washington)
Rated 89% with 2 votes
Deck plate girder bridge over Tokul Creek on Trail
Open to pedestrians only
Fairfax Bridge (Pierce County, Washington)
Rated 89% with 2 votes
Steel arch bridge over Carbon River on WA 165
Open to traffic
Built 1921; rehabilitated 1945
UP - Joso High Bridge (Walla Walla County, Washington)
Rated 89% with 3 votes
Massive deck truss bridge over Snake River on the Union Pacific Railroad
Open to railroad traffic
Built 1914
Mount Si Road Bridge (King County, Washington)
Rated 88% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Middle Fork Snoqualmie River on Mount Si Road in Tanner
Replaced by a NEW THROUGH TRUSS bridge in 2008
Built 1904; rehabilitated 1955, Replaced 2008-09
Snoqualmie Valley Trail - Reinig Bridge (King County, Washington)
Rated 88% with 3 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Snoqualmie River on pedestrian walkway
Open to pedestrians
Built 1916; Abandoned 1980; Converted to pedestrian use
BNSF - Stampede Tunnel (Kittitas County, Washington)
Rated 88% with 3 votes
Tunnel under the Cascade Mountains just south of Snoqualmie Pass on BNSF Railway (former Northern Pacific Railway)
Open to traffic
Tunnel opened in May of 1888, forced-air ventilation added later
Vance Creek Viaduct (Mason County, Washington)
Rated 88% with 6 votes
Massive steel arch bridge over Vance Creek on Simpson Railroad
Abandoned
Built 1929 by American Bridge Co. for Simpson Timber rail logging operations, abandoned 1950s
Post Street Bridge (Spokane County, Washington)
Rated 88% with 2 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Spokane River on Post Street in Spokane
Open to traffic
Built 1917; rehabilitated and widened 1937. Originally built with 2 arches; third arch added in 1937. This bridge collapsed in 1915 during construction.
Diablo Dam (Whatcom County, Washington)
Rated 88% with 5 votes
Concrete Arch Bridge/Dam over Skagit River on Diablo Dam Road
Open to traffic
Built 1930
POVA - Box Canyon Bridge (Pend Oreille County, Washington)
Rated 87% with 2 votes
Pratt deck truss bridge over Box Canyon Resevoir (Pend Oreille River) on Pend Oreille Valley Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1909
Broughton Flume (Skamania County, Washington)
Rated 86% with 3 votes
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Rocks on Water
Abandoned
Built 1913; Abandoned 1986
Monroe Street Bridge (Spokane County, Washington)
Rated 86% with 4 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Spokane River on Monroe Street in Spokane
Open to traffic
Built 1911; reconstructed 2005
Aurora Avenue Bridge (King County, Washington)
Rated 85% with 3 votes
Deck truss bridge over Lake Union on Aurora Ave./WA 99 in Seattle
Open to traffic
Built 1931
BNSF - Duwamish River Bridge (King County, Washington)
Rated 84% with 2 votes
Single leaf bascule bridge over Duwamish River on BNSF Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1928
BNSF - Wilburton Trestle (King County, Washington)
Rated 83% with 3 votes
Deck plate girder and timber stringer bridge over Richards Creek & 8th/9th Streets on railroad
Inactive since 2008
Built 1904
City of Spokane Water Main Bridge (Spokane County, Washington)
Rated 83% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Spokane River carrying a Water Main

Built to carry a water main between the City of Spokane and the Fort George Wright area. Replaced a 2-span truss bridge.
GN - Harpole Covered Bridge 47-38-01 (Whitman County, Washington)
Rated 82% with 2 votes
Housed Howe through truss covered bridge over Palouse River on Abandoned of the Great Northern Railway
Open to traffic
Built 1922, Truss housed 1928, Converted to vehicle usage 1967
John Wayne Pioneer Trail - Rosalia Bridge #1 (Whitman County, Washington)
Rated 82% with 5 votes
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Inland Empire Highway on Trail
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1915
McMillin Bridge (Pierce County, Washington)
Rated 81% with 7 votes
Concrete truss bridge over Puyallup River on WA 162 in McMillin
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1934. Bypassed by a new vehicular bridge and left in place in 2015.
NP - Skagit River Bridge (Skagit County, Washington)
Rated 81% with 3 votes
Abandoned warren through truss bridge over Skagit River on Former Northern Pacific Railroad
Abandoned
Iron Horse Trail - Beverly Bridge (Grant County, Washington)
Rated 79% with 4 votes
Abandoned through and deck truss bridge over Columbia River on the former Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad (Iron Horse Trail) in Beverly
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1909
GN - Old Cascade Tunnel (King County, Washington)
Rated 79% with 2 votes
Abandoned tunnel under the Cascade Mountains on abandoned Great Northern Railway grade
Abandoned
The Original Cascade Tunnel was finished in 1900 and was built to replace a series of 8 switchbacks used to get over the mountains. Deadliest avalanche in US history occurred March 1, 1910 at Wellington (western portal). 96 people killed.
Fremont Bridge (King County, Washington)
Rated 78% with 2 votes
Bascule bridge over Lake Washington Ship Canal on Fremont Avenue North in Seattle
Open to traffic
Built 1917
Bridge Street Bridge (Pierce County, Washington)
Rated 78% with 5 votes
Parker through truss bridge over Stuck River on Bridge Street in Sumner
Open to traffic
Built 1927
BNSF - Foss River Bridge (King County, Washington)
Rated 77% with 3 votes
Deck plate girder, deck truss bridge over Foss River, USFS Rd 68 (Foss River Rd) on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic
Built 1909
First Tacoma Narrows Bridge (Pierce County, Washington)
Rated 76% with 3 votes
Lost suspension bridge over Tacoma Narrows on Primary State Highway 14-A in Tacoma
Collapsed
Built 1940, collapsed on November 7, 1940
UP - Green River Bridge (King County, Washington)
Rated 75% with 2 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Green River on Railroad
Open to traffic
Cowlitz River Bridge (Lewis County, Washington)
Rated 75% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Cowlitz River on US 12
Open to traffic
Built 1948
BNSF - Skagit River Bridge (Skagit County, Washington)
Rated 75% with 2 votes
Warren through truss bridge Skagit River over on Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1906 by the Pennsylvania Steel Co. as swing bridge; fixed position since 1965
BNSF - Bellingham High Bridge (Whatcom County, Washington)
Rated 75% with 2 votes
Deck plate girder bridge over Trail on Railroad
Open to traffic
CSCD - Chelan River Bridge (Chelan County, Washington)
Rated 74% with 2 votes
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Chelan River on Cascade and Columbia River Railroad (CSCD)
Open to traffic
University Bridge (King County, Washington)
Rated 74% with 3 votes
Bascule bridge over Portage Bay on Eastlake Avenue NE in Seattle
Open to traffic
Built 1919, approaches and bridge deck rebuilt between 1932 and 1933
Agate Passage Bridge (Kitsap County, Washington)
Rated 74% with 2 votes
Cantilevered through truss bridge over Agate Passage on WA 305 in Suquamish
Open to traffic
Built 1950
BNSF - Klickitat River Bridge (Klickitat County, Washington)
Rated 74% with 2 votes
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Klickitat River on BNSF Railroad in Lyle
Open to traffic
Built 1908
Kennedy Creek Bridge (Mason County, Washington)
Rated 74% with 2 votes
Closed spandrel concrete arch bridge over Kennedy Creek on Old Olympic Highway
Open to traffic
Built 1917
South Fork Skykomish River Bridge (Snohomish County, Washington)
Rated 74% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over South Fork Skykomish River on US 2
Open to traffic
Built 1933
Tieton River Bridge (Yakima County, Washington)
Rated 73% with 3 votes
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Tieton River on US 12
Replaced by a pre-stressed girder bridge in 2010
Built 1933; Replaced 2010
MILW - Skykomish River Covered Bridge 47-31-01#2x (Snohomish County, Washington)
Rated 72% with 4 votes
Through truss bridge over Skykomish River on Railroad (MILW)
Replaced with steel trusses
Built 1939 to replace 1911-built span 200 feet upstream; dismantled 1969 and replaced with four steel spans
MILW - Whatcom Creek Bridge (Whatcom County, Washington)
Rated 72% with 2 votes
Abandoned stringer bridge over Whatcom Creek on Railroad
Abandoned
Abandoned 1950
Decker Creek Bridge (Mason County, Washington)
Rated 71% with 2 votes
Timber through arch bridge over Decker Creek on CR 90100
Open to traffic
Built 1996
Iron Bridge (Spokane County, Washington)
Rated 71% with 3 votes
Triple-intersection lattice through truss bridge over Spokane River on Pedestrian Pathway
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1911, Closed 1973, Converted to pedestrian bridge 2012
John Wayne Pioneer Trail - Rosalia Bridge #2 (Whitman County, Washington)
Rated 71% with 3 votes
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Railroad on Trail
Open to pedestrians only
Built 1915