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Pinehurst Bridge, Beach Drive .75 mile south of Sherill Drive, spann, Washington, District of Columbia, DC
Detail Of West Elevation.
East (creek-side) Elevation.
Photo Caption Pages
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
Survey number HAER DC-15
Building/structure dates: 1910 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1958 subsequent work
Significance: Pinehurst bridge is one of the early twentieth century bridges built in Rock Creek Park. Constructed in 1910, the bridge is a reinforced concrete arch structure with stone facing. This rustic bridge was built as part of the plan to provide more enjoyable and scenic traveling routes for the citizens of Washington. The structure was widened in 1958 and the east side's design, although constructed approximately fifty years later, was similar to the west side. Thus, this side compliments the original structure while showing the more modern materials and the evolution of this type of masonry-faced concrete park bridge.
Concrete Arch Bridges
Baily, T. C. J.
Gummel, E. G.
Lowe, Jet, Photographer
Miller, Marcia M., Historian
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
1. WEST ELEVATION.
2. DETAIL OF WEST ELEVATION.
3. EAST (CREEK-SIDE) ELEVATION.
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