Fremont Cut

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The Fremont Cut and the Fremont Bridge, looking west from the George Washington Memorial Bridge, 2004
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 is a body of water that forms part of the Lake Washington Ship Canal, which passes through the U.S. city of Seattle and links Lake Washington to Puget Sound. The Fremont Cut 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.

The Fremont Cut is spanned by the Fremont Bridge, a bascule drawbridge that 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, while 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