South Side Of Bridge Looking Northeast Toward Downtown Washington D.C
Photo taken by Jet Lowe for the Historic American Engineering Record
View photos at Library of Congress
BH Photo #312634
The Route 50 Bridge, westbound was built in the mid 1940s as part of the extensive Pentagon Road Network. The bridge was built under contract as War Department Bridge No. 6. The bridge carries two lanes of traffic in the direction of Route 50, westbound. It was reconstructed in 1966.
-- Historic American Engineering Record
- Haunched Deck plate girder bridge over Gwmp (Sb) & Boundary Cha on Arlington Blvd (U.S. Route 50)
- Washington, District of Columbia
- Open to traffic
- Built 1946; rehabilitated 1966
- Deck plate girder
Length of largest span: 107.9 ft.
Total length: 267.1 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +38.88889, -77.06441 (decimal degrees)
38°53'20" N, 77°03'52" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 18/320951/4306472 (zone/easting/northing)
- Inventory number
- BH 65356 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection (as of 04/2015)
- Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 73.9 (out of 100)
- Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
- August 4, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
- January 7, 2015: Added by Dave King
- Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
- HAER DC-40 - U.S. Route 50 Overpass, Westbound, Spanning GWMP at U.S. Route 50 & Arlington Boulevard, Washington, District of Columbia, DC
- Dana and Kay Klein