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Suitland Parkway, Henson Creek Culvert Headwalls at Station 200 Plus 35, 835 feet east of Suitland Road & Suitland Parkway, Suitland, Prince George's County, MD



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Location
835 feet east of Suitland Road & Suitland Parkway, Suitland vicinity, MD

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER MD-100-A
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N743).
Building/structure dates: 1943 initial construction
Significance: These culvert headwalls are part of the Suitland Parkway. The Parkway was constructed as a defense access road to Andrews Air Force Base from the District of Columbia. The concept of the parkway called for a layout which complied with the design principles of parkway road design. This includes the use of such elements as stone walls, wood post and guardrails, and stone headwalls. The original stone structures still in place exemplifies the historic significance of the headwalls. The tributary stone culvert headwalls are typical of what is present throughout the parkway.

Subjects
Culverts


Related Names
National Park Service
Pitcaithley, Dwight, Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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