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14th Street Bridge

Arland D. Williams Jr. Memorial Bridge

14th Street Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: May 19, 2017

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
14th Street (I-395 Northbound) Over Potomac River
Location
Washington and Arlington: District of Columbia and Arlington County, Virginia: United States
Structure Type
Metal Deck Girder, Movable: Double Leaf Bascule and Approach Spans: Metal Stringer (Multi-Beam), Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1950 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
2010
Main Span Length
175 Feet (53.3 Meters)
Structure Length
2,434 Feet (741.9 Meters)
Roadway Width
62 Feet (18.9 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s) and 15 Approach Span(s)
NBI Number
31102

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Bridge Documentation

This long bridge contains a bascule span that no longer operates but is noted for its heavy, riveted construction. The bascule span is configured as four deck plate girders connected by transverse floorbeams. The bascule span no longer operates for boats, reportedly it last operated in 1982.

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Above: Historical photo showing previous bridge at this location.

Above: Historical photo showing previous bridge at this location.

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