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Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Little Hunting Creek Bridge, 8.6 Miles South of I-95, Mount Vernon, Fairfax County, VA



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B&W Photos

HB1183182
East Elevation.

HB1183183
Close-up Of East Elevation.

HB1183184
West Elevation.

HB1183185
Detail Of East Parapet.


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Item Title


Location
8.6 Miles South of I-95, Mount Vernon vicinity, VA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER VA-42-D
Building/structure dates: 1929 initial construction
Significance: This parkway bridge is significant because it typifies the style of bridges that were designed for this new type of roadway. This bridge was designed to harmonize with the landscape by incorporating the natural shape of the arch, facing the bridge with native stone, and using careful attention regarding the plantings and landscape surrounding the bridge.

Subjects
Concrete Arch Bridges


Related Names
Clarke, Gilmore D.
Budge, E. J.
DeWaters, F. M.
McNary, J. V.
Bureau Of Public Roads
Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation
Lowe, Jet, Photographer
Nolin, Elizabeth M., Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. EAST ELEVATION.
2. CLOSE-UP OF EAST ELEVATION.
3. WEST ELEVATION.
4. DETAIL OF EAST PARAPET.


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