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Gulf Branch Bridge

Photo 

Underside And Southwest Side Looking East From Below On Gulf Branch

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

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BH Photo #312590

Map 

Description 

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

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Gulf Branch 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: 160.1 ft.
Total length: 423.9 ft.
Deck width: 62.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.92483, -77.11425   (decimal degrees)
38°55'29" N, 77°06'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/316720/4310560 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Washington West
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
27,400
Inventory number
BH 65337 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 59.3 (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-76 - Gulf Branch Bridge, Spanning Gulf Branch, Arlington, Arlington County, VA