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12th Avenue South Bridge

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12th Avenue South Bridge

Photo taken by Joe Mabel in August 2007

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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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
Dearborn Street 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
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
22,250
Inventory numbers
NRHP 82004227 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 34268 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 68 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 3, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • 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!