Ballard BridgeEdit profile
The Ballard Bridge, also known as the 15th Avenue Bridge, is a double-leaf bascule bridge in Seattle, Washington, United States. It carries 15th Avenue NW over Seattle's Salmon Bay between Ballard and Interbay. Built in 1917, it has an opening span of 218 ft (66 m) and a total length of 2,854 ft (870 m). It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1982. In recent years bicyclists have complained that improvements are needed to address safety concerns.