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Route 123 - GWMP Overpass

Photo 

Southwest Elevation Looking Northeast From George Washington Memorial Parkway

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

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BH Photo #312587

Map 

Description 

The Route 123 Overpass on the GWMP is reported to be the first prestressed concrete girder bridge built on the parkway and in the district.

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Concrete stringer bridge over Gwmp on Va Route 123
Location
Fairfax County, Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1959; rehabilitated 1985
Builders
- U.S. Bureau of Public Roads of Washington, D.C.
- Wiley N. Jackson Co. of Roanoke, Virginia
Design
Concrete stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 111.9 ft.
Total length: 169.3 ft.
Deck width: 71.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.93908, -77.13406   (decimal degrees)
38°56'21" N, 77°08'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/315040/4312182 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Falls Church
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
2,500
Inventory number
BH 65334 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 90.1 (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-73 - Route 123 Overpass, State Route 123 (Leesburg Road), McLean, Fairfax County, VA