Amtrak Cascades

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The Amtrak Cascades is a passenger train route operated by Amtrak in partnership with the Washington State and Oregon Departments of Transportation in the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia. It is named after the Cascade mountain range that the route parallels.

BNSF - Bond Street Overpass (Snohomish County, Washington)
Built 1909
Steel stringer bridge over Bond Street on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

BNSF - Chambers Bay Bridge (Pierce County, Washington)
Originally built 1913-1914, Girders added 1937
Vertical lift bridge over Chambers Bay on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

BNSF - Columbia River Bridge (Clark County, Washington)
Built 1908
Swing span through truss bridge over the Columbia River
Open to traffic

BNSF - Columbia Slough Bridge (Multnomah County, Oregon)
Built 1908
Pratt through truss bridge over Columbia Slough on BNSF Railway in Portland
Open to traffic

BNSF - Ebey Slough Bridge (Snohomish County, Washington)
Built 1906
Swing bridge over Ebey Slough on BNSF Railroad, MP 38.37, Bellingham Subdivision.
Open to traffic

BNSF - Everett Tunnel (Snohomish County, Washington)
Built 1910
Concrete lined tunnel under Everett on BNSF Railway, MP 1784.65, Scenic Subdivision.
Open to traffic

BNSF - Green River Bridge (Kent) (King County, Washington)
Built 1907
Warren through truss bridge over Green River on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

BNSF - Hewitt Avenue Overpass (Snohomish County, Washington)
Built 1910
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Hewitt Avenue on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

BNSF - I-5 Overpass (NB) (Pierce County, Washington)
Built 1936
1936 Pony/through plate girder bridge over I-5 (SB) on BNSF RR
Open to traffic

BNSF - I-5 Overpass (SB) (Pierce County, Washington)
Built 1936; damaged in deadly derailment 2017; reopened 2021
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Interstate 5 Southbound Lanes on BNSF Railway
Reopened to traffic as of November 2021

BNSF - Little Squalicum Creek Bridge (Whatcom County, Washington)
Open deck plate girder bridge over Little Squalicum Creek on BNSF.
Open to traffic

BNSF - Nelson Bennett Tunnel (Pierce County, Washington)
Built 1912-13
Tunnel on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

BNSF - Nooksack River Bridge (Whatcom County, Washington)
Open deck through truss bridge over Nooksack River at Ferndale, WA. on BNSF Railroad, MP 105.7, Bellingham Subdivision.
Open to traffic

BNSF - Oregon Slough Bridge (Multnomah County, Oregon)
Built 1908
Swing span through truss bridge over Columbia River - Oregon Slough on BNSF Railway in Portland
Open to traffic

BNSF - Pigeon Point Tunnel No. 18 (Skagit County, Washington)
Built in 1902 as part of the Chuckanut cutoff between Burlington and Bellingham, WA. Concrete lined in 1912.
Concrete lined tunnel under hillside on BNSF Railway, MP83.7, Bellingham Subdivision
Open to traffic

BNSF - Puyallup River Bridge - Sumner (Pierce County, Washington)
Built 1905
Pratt through truss bridge over Puyallup River on BNSF RR
Open to traffic

BNSF - Skagit River Bridge (Skagit County, Washington)
Built 1906 by the Pennsylvania Steel Co. as swing bridge for the Great Northern Railway; fixed position since 1965
Warren through truss bridge over Skagit River on BNSF Railroad
Open to traffic

BNSF - South Slough/Cook Slough Bridge (Snohomish County, Washington)
Warren pony truss bridge over South Slough/Cook Slough on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

BNSF - Tunnel No. 20 (Whatcom County, Washington)
Built in 1901 as part of the Chuckanut cutoff between Burlington and Bellingham, WA.
Concrete lined tunnel on BNSF Railway, MP88.831, Bellingham Subdivision
Open to traffic

BNSF - White River Bridge (King County, Washington)
Built 1909
Pratt through truss bridge over White River on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

BNSF - Willamette River Bridge (Multnomah County, Oregon)
1908 Built with swing span, 1989 Vertical lift replaces swing span
Vertical lift bridge over Willamette River on BNSF Railway Line in Portland
Open to traffic

BNSF- Tunnel No. 19 (Whatcom County, Washington)
Built in 1902 as part of the Chuckanut cutoff between Burlington and Bellingham, WA for the Great Northern Railway.
Concrete lined tunnel on BNSF Railway MP 88.613, Bellingham Subdivision.
Open to traffic

Old Highway 99 Bridge (Skagit County, Washington)
Built 1936
Lost Timber stringer bridge over BNSF RR on Old Highway 99 North
Replaced by a new bridge

Steel Bridge (1912) (Multnomah County, Oregon)
Built 1912
Vertical-lift through truss bridge over Willamette River on Pacific Highway West & MAX Blue Line in Portland
Open to highway and light rail traffic on upper deck; bicycle/pedestrian and rail traffic on lower deck

UP - Willamette River Bridge (Linn County, Oregon)
Built 1906, Replaced 2013-14
Swing span bridge over Willamette River on Union Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge