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American Legion Memorial Bridge

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American Legion Memorial Bridge

Elevation from southeast quadrant

Photo taken by Wikimedia Commons user Famartin in December 2015

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #474045

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Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Potomac River on Interstate 495 (Captial Beltway)
Location
Cabin John, Montgomery County, Maryland, and Fairfax County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1963; rehabilitated 1986
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 279.9 ft.
Total length: 1,443.0 ft.
Deck width: 134.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.96923, -77.17955   (decimal degrees)
38°58'09" N, 77°10'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/311177/4315621 (zone/easting/northing)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
214,005
Inventory number
BH 89626 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 67 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • June 18, 2020: New photos from Nick Boppel

Sources 

  • Nick Boppel - nickboppel01 [at] gmail [dot] com