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Wisconsin Avenue Bridge

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Photo taken by Daniel McFarland

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Overview
Stone arch bridge over C&O Canal on Wisconsin Avenue
Location
Washington, District of Columbia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1900
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 54.1 ft.
Total length: 62.0 ft.
Deck width: 36.1 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.90423, -77.06279   (decimal degrees)
38°54'15" N, 77°03'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/321130/4308171 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Washington West
Inventory numbers
DC 2 (District of Columbia bridge number)
BH 12274 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2002)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 78.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1996)
9,500

Update Log 

  • July 10, 2014: New photos from Andrew Raker
  • August 15, 2013: New photo from Michael Miller
  • May 8, 2010: New photos from Daniel McFarland
  • May 4, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added GPS.

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Wisconsin Avenue Bridge
Posted June 30, 2011, by Anonymous

This bridge was built in 1831, not 1800, by Isaac McCord and Co. See the Historic Resource Study by Harlan D. Unrau at www.nps.gov/history/history/online_books/choh/unrau_hrs.pdf