State Route 522 (SR 522) is a state highway in the U.S. state of
Washington that serves the Seattle metropolitan area. Approximately 25
miles (40 km) long, it connects the city of Seattle to the northeastern
suburbs of Kenmore, Bothell, Woodinville, and Monroe. Its western half
is primarily an arterial street, named Lake City Way and Bothell Way,
that follows the northern shore of Lake Washington; the eastern half is
a grade-separated freeway that runs between Woodinville and Monroe.
SR 522 connects several of the metropolitan area's major highways,
including Interstate 5, Interstate 405, SR 9, and U.S. Route 2. The
present day route of SR 522 was built in stages between 1907 and 1965,
beginning with the Red Brick Road from Seattle to Bothell, then part of
the Pacific Highway and later U.S. Route 99. Since the late 1990s, the
SR 522 corridor between Woodinville and Monroe has been partially
converted to a freeway to address safety concerns and a growing
Read more: <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_State_Route_522>
Today's selected anniversaries:
The future capital of Australia was officially named Canberra
during a ceremony officiated by Gertrude, Lady Denman, the wife of
Governor-General Lord Denman.
Gandhi (pictured with Sarojini Naidu) began the Salt March, a
24-day walk to defy the British tax on salt in colonial India.
The Turkish Armed Forces executed a "coup by memorandum",
forcing the resignation of Prime Minister Süleyman Demirel.
A gas leak caused an explosion in the East Harlem neighborhood
of New York City, destroying two apartment buildings and causing eight
Wiktionary's word of the day:
(psychology) A psychological phenomenon in which a person is unable to
internalize his or her accomplishments, remaining convinced that he or
she does not deserve any accompanying success.
Wikiquote quote of the day:
Doth the reality of sensible things consist in being perceived?
or, is it something distinct from their being perceived, and that bears
no relation to the mind?
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