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Francis Scott Key Bridge

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Photo taken by bankbryan in November 2007, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

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Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Whitehurst Freeway, George Washington Memorial Parkway, and Potomac River on Water Street (U.S. 29)
Location
Washington, District of Columbia, and Arlington County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1925; rehabilitated 1986
Builder
- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of Washington, D.C.
Design
Open spandrel deck arch bridge; five main spans over river, one span on Virginia side added 1939 to span parkway; ramps added to Georgetown/Whitehurst Freeway end 1949; bridge widened from 50 to 66 feet 1950s
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 208.0 ft.
Total length: 1,791.5 ft.
Deck width: 65.9 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.90167, -77.07000   (decimal degrees)
38°54'06" N, 77°04'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/320498/4307901 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Washington West
Inventory numbers
DC 7 (District of Columbia bridge number)
BH 12273 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2005)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 63.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1992)
78,100

Update Log 

  • August 20, 2014: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: added details from DC Highway Department publication
  • July 10, 2014: New photos from Andrew Raker
  • July 9, 2014: New photos from Andrew Raker
  • November 2, 2011: New photos from Nathan Holth
  • May 4, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Updated bridge type and name.

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Francis Scott Key Bridge
Posted April 27, 2014, by a.noonie mis tip

Uhhhhhh....... there are 2 Francis Scott Key Bridges on Bridgehunter.