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Sixteenth Street Bridge, Spanning Piney Branch Parkway, Washington, District of Columbia, DC



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Item Title


Location
Spanning Piney Branch Parkway, Washington, DC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER DC-29
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N265).
Building/structure dates: 1907 initial construction
Significance: This bridge was the first parabolic arch constructed in the United States. Its concrete masonry, faced with sandstone and pebble aggregate, conforms with the model for park crossings established by the Connecticut Avenue Bridge (1897-1907, HAER No. DC-6).

Subjects
Civil Engineering
Bridges
Transportation


Related Names
Pennsylvania Bridge Company
Cranford Paving Company
D C Bridge Division
Proctor, Alexander Phimister
Warshaw, Deborah, Delineator
Pape-Siliwonczuk, Dorota, Delineator
Miller, Evan, Delineator
Nose, Steven, Delineator
Arcaro, Tony, Delineator
Davis, Tim, Historian
Ross, Amy, Historian
Boucher, Jack, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
West elevation (duplicate of HAER No. DC-29-1)
Detail view, sculpture (similar to HAER No. DC-29-6)
Detail view, sculpture (similar to HAER No. DC-29-6)


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