Rating:
5 votes

Cabin John Aqueduct Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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BH Photo #128190

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Cabin John Creek on Macarthur Blvd.
Location
Montgomery County, Maryland
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1853-63; rehabilitated 2001
Builder
- Montgomery C. Meigs
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 220.2 ft.
Total length: 450.2 ft.
Deck width: 9.8 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973
Also called
Union Arch Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.97275, -77.14872   (decimal degrees)
38°58'22" N, 77°08'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/313858/4315948 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Falls Church
Inventory number
BH 38201 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2014)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 78.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2002)
6,000

Update Log 

  • October 20, 2016: New photo from Dave King
  • December 28, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Aqueduct"
  • December 28, 2012: Updated by Andy Peters: Adds alternate name
  • February 5, 2009: New photo from Daniel McFarland
  • November 23, 2008: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER MD-53 - Cabin John Aqueduct Bridge, MacArthur Boulevard, spanning Cabin John Creek at Parkway, Cabin John, Montgomery County, MD
  • Daniel McFarland
  • Andy Peters - anpete1971 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com