Arboretum Sewer Trestle

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Arboretum Sewer Trestle
Seattle - Arboretum Bridge 04.jpg
Coordinates 47°38′22″N 122°17′49″W / 47.6395°N 122.2969°W / 47.6395; -122.2969Coordinates: 47°38′22″N 122°17′49″W / 47.6395°N 122.2969°W / 47.6395; -122.2969
Carries Pedestrians
Crosses Lake Washington Boulevard
Locale Washington Park Arboretum
Other name(s) Arboretum Aqueduct
Owner City of Seattle
Material Concrete, brick (façade),
Trough construction Steel
Total length 180 feet (55 m)
Height 23 feet (7.0 m)
Traversable? Yes
No. of spans 6
Piers in water 0
Clearance below 9 feet 6 inches (2.90 m)
Architect Wilcox & Sayward
Construction end 1910 (1910)
Opened 1911 (1911)
Toll None
Arboretum Sewer Trestle
Location Seattle, Washington
Built 1911 (1911)
MPS Historic Bridges/Tunnels in Washington State TR
NRHP reference # 82004229
SEATL # 106070
Significant dates
Added to NRHP July 16, 1982 (1982-07-16)
Designated SEATL December 21, 1976 (1976-12-21)[1]
Arboretum Sewer Trestle is located in Washington (state)
Arboretum Sewer Trestle
Arboretum Sewer Trestle
Location in Washington (state)

The Arboretum Sewer Trestle (also known as Arboretum Aqueduct)[2] is a historic trestle in Seattle, Washington, that was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982 (ID #82004229). It also has city landmark status, with ID #106070.[2]


On April 16, 2008, a charter bus carrying the Garfield High School girls softball team crashed into the trestle, injuring a number of passengers and shearing off the bus's roof.[3]


  1. ^ "Landmarks and Designation". City of Seattle. Retrieved 2013-03-04.
  2. ^ a b Landmarks Alphabetical Listing for A Archived July 21, 2011, at the Wayback Machine., Individual Landmarks, Department of Neighborhoods, City of Seattle. Accessed online 28 December 2007.
  3. ^ [1][permanent dead link] Seattle PI 17 April 2008

External links

  • National Register of Historic Places entry
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