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Donaldson Run Bridge

Photo 

Southwest Side Of Bridge From Private Residence Looking East Through Trees

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

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BH Photo #312599

Map 

Description 

Built as part of a project to extend the GWMP closer to the proposed terminus at Great Falls, Virginia.

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Donaldson Run on Gwmp
Location
Arlington County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1959; rehabilitated 1982
Builders
- Atlas Machine & Iron Works of Arlington, Virginia
- Blackwell Engineering Co. of Merrifield, Virginia
- U.S. Bureau of Public Roads of Washington, D.C.
Design
Continuous Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 161.4 ft.
Total length: 428.5 ft.
Deck width: 62.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.91964, -77.10806   (decimal degrees)
38°55'11" N, 77°06'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/317244/4309971 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Washington West
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
27,400
Inventory number
BH 65340 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 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: 77 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • January 6, 2015: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HAER VA-77 - Donaldson Run Bridge, Spanning Donaldson Run, Arlington, Arlington County, VA