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Duke Ellington Memorial Bridge

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View from Connecticut Ave. Bridge

Photo taken by Mike Roegner in October 2012

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Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Rock Creek on Calvert Street
Location
Washington, District of Columbia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1933; rehabilitated 1992
Design
Concrete closed spandrel deck arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 146.0 ft.
Total length: 756.9 ft.
Deck width: 60.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Calvert Street Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.92328, -77.04840   (decimal degrees)
38°55'24" N, 77°02'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/322426/4310257 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Washington West
Inventory numbers
DC 30 (District of Columbia bridge number)
BH 12239 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2005)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Not deficient
Sufficiency rating: 95.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1992)
14,400

Update Log 

  • November 5, 2012: New photos from Mike Roegner
  • November 2, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added Official Name
  • May 4, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added GPS and info.

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