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Woodrow Wilson Memorial Bridge (2008)

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Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #261913

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Overview
Bascule bridge over Potomac River on the Capital Beltway (I-95/I-495) in Fort Washington
Location
Oxon Hill, Prince George's County, Maryland, and Alexandria, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 2006-2008
Builders
- A. Morton Thomas & Associates of Rockville, Maryland (Consulting Engineers)
- American Bridge Co. of New York (Iron/Steel Manufacturer - Bascule Spans & Maryland Approach)
- Corman Construction of Annapolis Junction, Maryland (Contractor - Virginia Approach)
- Edward Kraemer & Sons, Inc. of Plain, Wisconsin (Contractor - Bascule Span & Maryland Approach)
- Granite Construction of Watsonville, California (Contractor - Virginia Approach)
- Hardesty & Hanover of New York, New York (Bascule Span Engineering)
- High Steel Structures, Inc. of Lancaster, Pennsylvania (Iron/Steel Manufacturer - Maryland Approach)
- PDM Bridge of Eau Claire, Wisconsin (Steel Construction - Bascule Span)
- Parsons Transportation Group of Pasadena, California (Design Firm)
- Trumbull Corporation of West Mifflin, Pennsylvania (Contractor - Maryland Approach)
- Williams Bridge Co. of Richmond, Virginia (Iron/Steel Manufacturer - Virginia Approach)
Design
Bascule Lift
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 270.0 ft.
Total length: 6,087.2 ft. (1.2 mi.)
Deck width: 104.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.79252, -77.03368   (decimal degrees)
38°47'33" N, 77°02'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/323379/4295716 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Alexandria
Inventory number
BH 48616 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2014)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 79.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
87,402

Update Log 

  • May 29, 2017: New photos from Nathan Holth
  • June 25, 2016: New photo from John Loxton
  • July 28, 2015: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • February 6, 2015: Photo imported by Dave King
  • July 10, 2014: New photos from Andrew Raker
  • July 9, 2014: New photos from Andrew Raker
  • January 27, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • October 13, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • January 24, 2013: New Street View added by Andy Peters
  • April 13, 2011: Added by Michael Goff

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