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Rock Creek & Potomac Parkway Bridge near P Street, Washington, District of Columbia, DC



B&W Photos

HB293534
West Elevation.

HB293535
West Elevation, Looking North.

HB293536
Detail Of Southern Arch, West Elevation

HB293537
East Elevation, View Taken From Below P Street Bridge.

HB293538
Detail Of Roadway And Southwest Parapet Wall.

HB293539
Elevated View Of Roadway, Looking North From P Street Bridge


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Item Title


Location
Washington, DC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER DC-11
Building/structure dates: 1935 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1982 subsequent work
Significance: The Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway Bridge near P Street is a typical parkway structure of the 1930s. Its design, materials and construction are representative of parkway bridges in the National Parks.

Subjects
Concrete Arch Bridges
Transportation
Vehicular Bridges


Related Names
Bureau Of Public Roads
US Department Of Agriculture
Lowe, Jet, Photographer
Miller, Marcia, Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. WEST ELEVATION.
2. WEST ELEVATION, LOOKING NORTH.
3. DETAIL OF SOUTHERN ARCH, WEST ELEVATION. TRAFFIC ACCIDENT VICTIM AND PARAMEDIC ABOVE.
4. EAST ELEVATION, VIEW TAKEN FROM BELOW P STREET BRIDGE.
5. DETAIL OF ROADWAY AND SOUTHWEST PARAPET WALL.
6. ELEVATED VIEW OF ROADWAY, LOOKING NORTH FROM P STREET BRIDGE. Q STREET BRIDGE AT CENTER.
Perspective view (similar to HAER No. DC-11-2 to DC-11-4)


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