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Hooff's Run Bridge



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BH Photo #192491

Street View 


Brick arch bridge over Hooff's Run on Jamieson Avenue
Alexandria, Virginia
Open to traffic
Built 1856
- Orange & Alexandria Railroad (O&A)
Brick arch
Span length: 21.0 ft.
Total length: 21.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 7, 2003
Also called
Hoof's Run Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.80333, -77.05833   (decimal degrees)
38°48'12" N, 77°03'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/321264/4296964 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
Inventory numbers
VA 28509 (Virginia bridge number)
NRHP 03000740 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 47743 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 79.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 25, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • April 20, 2019: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: cor. design
  • February 26, 2014: New Street View added by Dave King
  • December 16, 2012: Updated by Clark Vance: Changed to preferred spelling of name
  • January 18, 2011: Added by J.P.

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Hoofs Run Bridge
Posted December 16, 2012, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

That's the "Million Dollar Question of the Day" anonymous!

The deck has probably been modified through the years, but the arch ring seems to be original.

Hoofs Run Bridge
Posted December 16, 2012, by Anonymous

Why is it ineligible?

Hoofs Run Bridge
Posted January 18, 2011, by J.P.

I would like to note that this 1856 masonry arch bridge is not eligible for the NRHP. The fact that it survived the civil war should make it eligible in my opinion.