Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Hunting Creek Bridge, .3 Mile South of I-95, Alexandria, Fairfax County, VA
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.3 Mile South of I-95, Alexandria vicinity, VA
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
Survey number HAER VA-42-A
Building/structure dates: 1929 initial construction
Significance: The Hunting Creek Bridge was one of the first group of parkway bridges to be built and maintained by the U.S. Government. As part of the Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, this bridge was designed and built to blend into the surrounding landscape. The Hunting Creek Bridge is a triple arch, reinforced concrete bridge faced with native stone.
Concrete Arch Bridges
Clarke, Gilmore D.
Larsen, E. T.
Armstrong, E. W.
McNary, J. V.
Bureau Of Public Roads
Meritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
Lowe, Jet, Photographer
Nolin, Elizabeth, Historian
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
1. EAST ELEVATION, LOOKING SOUTHWEST.
2. WEST ELEVATION, LOOKING SOUTH.
3. DETAIL OF SOUTHEAST PARAPET.
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