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Montlake Bridge, Spanning Montlake Cut at State Route 513, Seattle, King County, WA



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Item Title


Location
Spanning Montlake Cut at State Route 513, Seattle, WA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER WA-108
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N155).
Building/structure dates: 1925 initial construction
National Register Number: 82004242
Significance: This bridge, a Seattle landmark, is one of six bascule bridges based on a design developed by the City of Seattle which was derived from the Chicago bascule bridge type. It is unique because of its trunnion supports, employed to avoid a patent infringement lawsuit by the Strauss Bascule Bridge Company, and its architectural treatment. The bridge has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Subjects
Pedestrian Bridges
Vehicular Bridges


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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