Fremont Cut

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Map of Lake Washington Ship Canal with Fremont Cut shaded in dark blue.
The Fremont Bridge at the opening of the Lake Washington Ship Canal, July 4, 1917
The Fremont Cut and the Fremont Bridge, looking west from the George Washington Memorial Bridge, 2004

The Fremont Cut is a part of the Lake Washington Ship Canal—which passes through the U.S. city of Seattle, Washington, linking Lake Washington to Puget Sound—that connects Lake Union to the east with Salmon Bay to the west. It is 5,800 feet (1,800 m) long and 270 feet (82 m) wide. The center channel is 100 feet (30 m) wide and 30 feet (9.1 m) deep. It is spanned by the Fremont Bridge, a bascule drawbridge--which connects the neighborhoods of Fremont and Queen Anne via Fremont Avenue North. A campus of Adobe Systems and the headquarters for Tableau Software are located at the north-eastern quadrant of this intersection of bridge and canal, and an office of Google is located on the north-western quadrant.

Coordinates: 47°39′03″N 122°21′25″W / 47.65088°N 122.35697°W / 47.65088; -122.35697