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Ross Drive Bridge, Spanning Rock Creek at Ross Drive, South of Joyce , Washington, District of Columbia, DC



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B&W Photos

HB293576
West Elevation, Looking Downstream.

HB293577
East Elevation.

HB293578
East Elevation, Looking Northwest.

HB293579
Detail Of Hinges At South Abutment.

HB293580
Detail Of Plant Troughs At Center.


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Item Title


Location
South of Joyce, Washington, DC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER DC-13
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N268).
Building/structure dates: 1907 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1968 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1988 subsequent work
Significance: Ross Drive bridge is one of the earliest known triple-hinge bridges in the United States. The bridge is an open spandrel, reinforced concrete bridge with three parallel arches.

Subjects
Concrete Arch Bridges
Transportation
Vehicular Bridges


Related Names
Markham, Capt. E. M.
Darwin, W. P.
Douglas, W. J.
Morrow, Maj. Jay J.
Lowe, Jet, Photographer
Miller, Marcia M., Historian
Anderson, Douglas, Delineator


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. WEST ELEVATION, LOOKING DOWNSTREAM.
2. EAST ELEVATION.
3. EAST ELEVATION, LOOKING NORTHWEST.
4. DETAIL OF HINGES AT SOUTH ABUTMENT.
5. DETAIL OF PLANT TROUGHS AT CENTER.


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