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Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Hunting Creek Bridge, .3 Mile South of I-95, Alexandria, Fairfax County, VA



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HB1183109

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Item Title


Location
.3 Mile South of I-95, Alexandria vicinity, VA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
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.

Subjects
Concrete Arch Bridges
Transportation


Related Names
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


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. EAST ELEVATION, LOOKING SOUTHWEST.
2. WEST ELEVATION, LOOKING SOUTH.
3. DETAIL OF SOUTHEAST PARAPET.


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