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Dead Run Bridge

Photos 

Underside View With Piers And Steel Girders From Below Looking Northwest

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #312584

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 Dead Run on George Washington Memorial Parkway
Location
Fairfax County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1963
Builders
- Atlas Machine & Iron Works of Arlington, Virginia
- Case Construction Co. of Mt. Airy, Maryland
- U.S. Bureau of Public Roads of Washington, D.C.
Design
Continuous Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 112.9 ft.
Total length: 307.8 ft.
Deck width: 60.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.96434, -77.17413   (decimal degrees)
38°57'52" N, 77°10'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/311634/4315067 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Falls Church
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
22,100
Inventory number
BH 65332 (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: 79.2 (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-70 - Dead Run Bridge, Spanning Dead Run, McLean, Fairfax County, VA