Salmon Bay Bridge

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Salmon Bay Bridge
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Salmon Bay Bridge seen from the southeast
Other name(s) Bridge No. 4
Carries BNSF Railway
Crosses Salmon Bay
Material Steel
Opened 1914

The Salmon Bay Bridge, also known as Bridge No. 4, is a single-leaf bascule bridge spanning across Salmon Bay and connecting Magnolia/Interbay to Ballard in Seattle, Washington. The bridge is located just west of Commodore Park. It carries the main line of the BNSF Railway on its way north to Everett and south to King Street Station and Seattle's Industrial District.

The Salmon Bay Bridge, which is located west of the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, is the last bridge to span the Lake Washington Ship Canal before it becomes Puget Sound. Built in 1914 by the Great Northern Railway, it has an opening span of 61 meters (200 feet) and has two tracks.

Salmon Bay Bridge from the Ballard Locks

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Coordinates: 47°40′00″N 122°24′08″W / 47.66680°N 122.40213°W / 47.66680; -122.40213