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Woodley Lane Bridge Abutment, Rock Creek & Potomac Parkway, 200 feet Northeast o, Washington, District of Columbia, DC
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200 feet Northeast o, Washington, DC
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
Survey number HAER DC-24
Building/structure dates: 1888 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1905 subsequent work
Significance: Woodley Lane was the first bridge of significant size and durable material erected in the northern part of the Rock Creek Valley. The extant parts of the bridge, which connected Woodley Lane and Belmot Road, recall the early history of Washington's physical and population expansion.
Groton Bridge & Manufacturing Company
District Construction Company
Ross, Amy, Historian
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
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