Potomac River

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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

Appalachian Trail/CSX - Potomac River Bridge (Jefferson County, West Virginia)
Built 1894
Through truss bridge over Potomac River and old C&O Canal in Harpers Ferry
Open to traffic

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

B&O - Harper Ferry Bridge (Jefferson County, West Virginia)
Built in 1836, burned 2 months after the start of the Civil War
Lost Through truss bridge over Potomac River on Former B&O
Destroyed by disaster

B&O - Harpers Ferry Bollman Bridge (Jefferson County, West Virginia)
Built 1852; Converted to road-only use 1894; 3 spans destroyed by flood 1924; Totally destroyed by flood in March 1936
Lost Bollman through truss bridge over Potomac River on B&O Railroad/US 340
Destroyed by flood

Blue Bridge (Allegany County, Maryland)
Built 1954; rehabilitated 1996
Steel through arch bridge over North Branch Potomac River on MD 942 between Cumberland, Md. and Ridgeley, W.Va.
Open to traffic

Byrnes Island Park Footbridge (Jefferson County, West Virginia)
Destoryed in Flood of 1924
Lost Pony truss bridge over Potomac River on Footpath
Removed

Carpendale Rail Trail - Potomac River Bridge (Mineral County, West Virginia)
Built 1904, converted to trail use 2010
Deck plate girder bridge over Potomac River on Carpendale Rail to Trail
Open to pedestrians only

CSX - Big Pool Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
Through truss bridge over Potomac River on CSX Railroad


CSX - Bloomington Viaduct (Garrett County, Maryland)
Built 1851 the original Stone bridge was encased in the current concrete arch in 1916.
Stone arch bridge over North Branch Potomac River on CSX Railroad (Formally B&O Railroad)
Open to traffic

CSX - Kessler Bridge (Allegany County, Maryland)
Deck plate girder bridge over Potomac River on CSX Cumberland Subdivision
Open to traffic

CSX - Magnolia Bridge (Allegany County, Maryland)
Built 1914
Deck plate girder bridge over Potomac River on CSX Cumberland Subdivision
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

Francis Scott Key Bridge (Arlington County, Virginia)
Built 1923
Concrete arch bridge over Potomac River on US-29 in Arlington
Open to traffic

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

Hancock Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
Built 1937
Deck truss bridge over Potomac River on US 522 in Bartonsville
Open to traffic

Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge (Charles County, Maryland)
Built 1939; rehabilitated 1984
Through truss bridge over Potomac River on US 301 connecting King George County, Va., and Charles County, Md.
Open to traffic

James Monroe Highway Bridge (Loudoun County, Virginia)
Built 1939
Through truss bridge over Potomac River on James Monroe Highway
Open to traffic

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

NS - Potomac River Bridge (Shepherdstown) (Jefferson County, West Virginia)
Built 1904
Deck truss bridge over Potomac River on Norfolk Southern Railway in Shepherdstown
Open to traffic

Potomac River Bridge (Jefferson County, West Virginia)
Built 1939; replaced 2005
Lost four-span deck truss bridge over Potomac River on WV 480F (MD 34) in Shepherdstown
Replaced by new bridge

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

US340 Potomac River Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
Built 1946; rehabilitated 1978
Deck truss bridge over Potomac River on US 340
Open to traffic

White's Ferry (Montgomery County, Maryland)
Ferry over Potomac River


WM - Potomac River Bridge #1 (Morgan County, West Virginia)
Built 1904
Abandoned warren deck truss bridge over Potomac River on Abandoned Western Maryland Railway
Abandoned

WM - Potomac River Bridge #2 (Allegany County, Maryland)
Built 1904
Warren deck truss bridge over Potomac River on Abandoned Western Maryland Railway
Closed to all traffic

WM - Potomac River Bridge #3 (Morgan County, West Virginia)
Built 1904
Deck truss bridge over Potomac River on Abandoned B&O Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

WM - Potomac River Bridge #4 (Morgan County, West Virginia)
Built 1904
Deck Truss bridge over Potomac River on Abandoned Western Maryland Railway
Intact but closed to all traffic

WM - Potomac River Bridge #5 (Allegany County, Maryland)
Built 1905
Deck Truss bridge over Potomac River on Abandoned Western Maryland Railway
Intact but closed to all traffic

WM - Potomac River Bridge #6 (Allegany County, Maryland)
Built 1904
Deck truss bridge over Potomac River on Abandoned Western Maryland Railway
Intact but closed to all traffic

WM - Potomac River Bridge #8 (Mineral County, West Virginia)
Built 1904
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Potomac River on Western Maryland West Subdivision
Derelict/abandoned

Woodrow Wilson Memorial Bridge (1961) (Prince George's County, Maryland)
Built 1961; rehabilitated 1984, Replaced 2008
Lost bascule bridge over Potomac River on the Capital Beltway (I-95/I-495) in Fort Washington
Replaced by the 2008 Woodrow Wilson Memorial Bridge

Woodrow Wilson Memorial Bridge (2008) (Prince George's County, Maryland)
Built 2006-2008
Bascule bridge over Potomac River on the Capital Beltway (I-95/I-495) in Fort Washington
Open to traffic

WW - Potomac River Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
Girder bridge over Potomac River on Winchester & Western Railroad