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14th Street Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1950; rehabilitated 1984
Steel stringer bridge over Potomac River and Ohio Drive on Interstate 395 and US 1
Open to traffic

Anacostia River Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1908; Replaced 1965
Lost Deck plate girder bascule with steel arch approaches bridge over Anacoastia River on 11th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Anacostia River Bridge (Old) (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1875; Rails added 1876; Replaced 1908
Lost Pratt Through truss bridge over Anacostia River in 11th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Aqueduct Bridge (1st) (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1833-43, replaced 1868
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Potomac on Canal
Replaced by new bridge

Aqueduct Bridge (2nd) (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1868 replaced 1887
Lost Howe deck truss bridge over Potomac River on Canal and Road
Replaced by new bridge

Aqueduct Bridge (3rd) (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1887, superstructured added in 1904 for Electric Trolley
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Potomac River on Road/Electric Railroad
Lost

Arlington Memorial Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1932; rehabilitated 1986
Bascule bridge with concrete arch approaches over Potomac River on Memorial Avenue
Open to traffic

Boulder Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1902
Concrete arch bridge over Rock Creek on Beach Drive located within Rock Creek Park
Open to traffic

Boundary Channel Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1932
Concrete arch bridge over Boundary Channel on Memorial Avenue
Open to traffic

C&O Canal Towpath Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Pratt pony truss bridge over Chesapeake and Ohio Canal on a pedestrian trail
Open to pedestrians only

C&O Canal Towpath Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Pratt pony truss bridge over Chesapeake and Ohio Canal on a pedestrian trail
Open to pedestrians only

C&O Canal Towpath Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Pratt pony truss bridge over Chesapeake and Ohio Canal on a pedestrian trail
Open to pedestrians only

Calvert Street Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1891; Replaced 1935
Lost Deck truss bridge over Rock Creek on Calvert Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Capital Crescent Trail - Canal Road Overpass (Washington, District of Columbia)
Originally built for the Baltimore & Ohio RR at Ridley Creek, Ridley Park, Pa. (southwest of Philadelphia); dismantled and rebuilt by the B&O at this location 1909, converted to trail use in 1992
Whipple through truss and Pratt through truss bridge over Canal & Arizona Avenue on Capital Crescent Trail (formerly B&O Railroad)
Open to pedestrians

Chain Bridge (Eighth) (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1937-38; rehabilitated 1983
Haunched deck plate girder bridge over Potomac River and Chesapeake & Ohio Canal
Open to traffic

Chain Bridge (Seventh) (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1874 for U.S. Arny Corps of Engineers by Phoenix Bridge Co.; repaired 1910, 1927, and 1936, demolished 1937
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Potomac River on Chain Bridge Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Chain Bridge (Sixth) (Washington, District of Columbia)
Lost to flooding 1870
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Potomac River and Chesapeake and Ohio Canal on Chain Bridge Road
No longer exists

Connecticut Avenue Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1932; rehabilitated 1979
Steel arch bridge over Klingle Valley on Connecticut Avenue
Open to traffic

CSX - Anacostia River Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1892, rebuilt 1972
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Anacostia River on Conrail/CSX RR
Open to traffic

CSX - Potomac River Swing Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1904; majorly rebuilt 1942-43 with girder spans replacing truss spans except for swing span
Through truss and girder bridge over Potomac River on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

Duke Ellington Memorial Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1933; rehabilitated 1992
Concrete arch bridge over Rock Creek on Calvert Street
Open to traffic

Dumbarton Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1915; rehabilitated 2000
Five-span concrete arch bridge over Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway on Q Street NW
Open to traffic

Francis Scott Key Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1925; rehabilitated 1986; rehabilitated 2017
Concrete arch bridge over Whitehurst Freeway, George Washington Memorial Parkway, and Potomac River on Water Street (U.S. 29)
Open to traffic

Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1950; rehabilitated 2008
Swing bridge over Anacostia River on South Capitol Street
Open to traffic

Highway Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1906, demolished 1967-69
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Potomac River on 14th Street/U.S. 1
Replaced by a new bridge

Humpback Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1932; rehabilitated 1993
Lost Ribbed closed-spandrel arch bridge over Boundary Channel on George Washington Memorial Parkway
Replaced by new bridge

Long Bridge (Second) (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1835 by DC government to replace 1809 span damaged 1831; damaged by high water/ice 1836, 1841, 1856, 1860, 1863, 1866, 1887; rail tracks added for Baltimore & Potomac RR 1870s; removal and replacement authorized 1901, removed 1906.
Howe through truss bridge


Manayunk Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1845 1/2 Mile East of Flat Rock Tunnel. In service until 1901.
Howe pony truss bridge over Nothing (Exhibit) on Nothing (Exhibit)
One truss line on display as museum exhibit.

Massachusetts Avenue Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1939; rehabilitated 1998
Concrete arch bridge over Rock Creek on Massachusetts Avenue
Open to traffic

Memorial Avenue Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1932; rehabilitated 2001
Concrete arch bridge over GWMP (Southbound) on Memorial Avenue
Open to traffic

Memorial Avenue Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1932
Concrete arch bridge over Potomac River on Memorial Avenue
Open to traffic

P Street Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1935; rehabilitated 2004
Concrete arch bridge over Rock Creek on P Street NW
Open to traffic

Pennsylvania Avenue Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1858 in Cast Iron. Cast Iron Arch Encased In Concrete In 1916; rehabilitated 1979
Concrete arch bridge over Rock Creek on Pennsylvania Avenue
Open to traffic

Pennsylvania Avenue Bridge (Old) (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1890; Replaced 1942
Lost Through truss bridge over Anacostia River on Pennsylvania Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Piney Branch Parkway Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1906; rehabilitated 1992
Concrete arch bridge over Piney Branch Parkway on 16th Street NW
Open to traffic

Rock Creek Parkway Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1937; rehabilitated 1987
Concrete arch bridge over Rock Creek on Rock Creek Parkway
Open to traffic

Ross Drive Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1907; rehabilitated 1968
Concrete arch bridge over Horse Trail on Ross Drive
Open to traffic

Taft Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1907; rehabilitated 1995
Concrete arch bridge over Rock Creek on Connecticut Avenue
Open to traffic

Theodore Roosevelt Bridge (Arlington County, Virginia)
Built 1962
Girder bridge over Potomac River on I-66/US-50
Open to traffic

Three Sisters Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Building started 1960's; Cancelled due to protests 1970's
Girder bridge over Potomac River
Never built

Tidal Basin Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1908; rehabilitated 1984
Steel stringer bridge over Tidal Basin on Ohio Drive
Open to traffic

US50 Overpass (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1946; rehabilitated 1966
Haunched Deck plate girder bridge over Gwmp (Sb) & Boundary Cha on Arlington Blvd (U.S. Route 50)
Open to traffic

Virginia Avenue Tunnel (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1872 by the Baltimore & Potomac Railroad
Tunnel on CSX Transportation
Open to traffic

W&GF - Foundry Branch Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1895 for the The Washington and Great Falls Electric Railway
Pratt deck truss bridge over Foundry Branch on The Washington and Great Falls Electric Railway
Derelict/abandoned

Washington Blvd. Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1943; rehabilitated 1988
Pair of concrete arch bridges over Boundary Channel on Washington Blvd.
Open to traffic

Wisconsin Avenue Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1900
Stone arch bridge over C&O Canal on Wisconsin Avenue
Open to traffic

Zoo Access Road Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1915
Concrete arch bridge over Rock Creek on Zoo Access Road
Open to traffic

Zoo Service Road Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1930
Concrete arch bridge over Rock Creek on Zoo Service Road
Open to traffic