Fremont's first high bridge (called Stone Way Bridge) opens on May 31, 1911.

  • By HistoryLink Staff
  • Posted 5/27/2001
  • HistoryLink.org Essay 3313

On May 31, 1911, Fremont's first high bridge over Lake Union, called Stone Way Bridge, opens to traffic. Fremont is a neighborhood of Seattle.

The bridge performed service until June 15, 1917, when the Fremont Bridge, built as part of the Lake Washington Ship Canal project, opened to traffic.


Sources:

Paul Dorpat, "Tampering with Lake Union," Seattle Now & Then 2nd Edition (Seattle: Tartu Publications, 1984), Story 66.


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