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This thread is for Photos , News and Discussion of the Bridges that cross the Potomac River

Point of Rocks Bridge
Fast Facts
Opened : December 26, 1937
Length : 1,689 feet (515 m)
Number of lanes : 2 with a sidewalk
Carries : US 15

Foggy Potomac River crossing
by Chris, on Flickr


Rte. 15 crossing over the Potomac River toward Point-of-Rocks, Maryland
by Dan Macy, on Flickr

White's Ferry
Opened : 1817
Carries : SR MD 107 & SR VA 655

Jubal Early, Underway
by Msanders55, on Flickr

American Legion Memorial Bridge

Fast Facts
Opened : December 31, 1962
Number of lanes : 10
Carries : Interstate 495 (Capital Beltway)

American Legion Bridge over the Potomac River from Maryland
by Eric Raun, on Flickr

Chain Bridge
Opened : 1939
Number of lanes : 3
Carries : Chain Bridge Road

Potomac Heritage Trail - Chain Bridge Section-11
by TrailVoice, on Flickr

Francis Scott Key Bridge
Opened : 1923
Number of lanes : 6
Length : 518.5 meters (1,701 ft)
Carries : US 29

Francis Scott Key Bridge
by sabreguy29, on Flickr

Theodore Roosevelt Bridge
Opened : June 23, 1964
Number of lanes : 6
Length : 518.5 meters (1,701 ft)
Carries : US 50 / Interstate 66

theodore roosevelt bridge
by voilafoto, on Flickr


Roosevelt Bridge 2
by Brian Allen, on Flickr

Arlington Memorial Bridge
Opened : October 1938
Number of lanes : 6

NW view 02 - Arlington Memorial Bridge - 2013-09-30
by Tim Evanson, on Flickr


Arlington Memorial Bridge and Arts of War - 2013-09-30
by Tim Evanson, on Flickr
 

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Rochambeau Bridge
Opened : 1962/1972
Number of lanes : 8 lanes , 4 on 2 bridges
Carries : US 1 / Interstate 395

The Bridges of the Potomac
by Bill Couch, on Flickr

Charles R. Fenwick Bridge
Opened : 1983
Number of lanes : 4 lanes / 2 Tracks
Carries : Interstate 395 / DC Metro Yellow line

Washington, DC 20070210 030 Long Bridge and Charles R. Fenwick Bridge
by tpal3, on Flickr

Long Bridge
Opened : 1903 , Rebuilt : 1943
Number of Tracks : 2
Carries : CSX , Virgina Railway Express , Amtrak

Long Bridge, Washington
by Mike Freedman, on Flickr


10.WMATA.YellowLine.14thStreetBridge.VA.6February2012
by Elvert Barnes, on Flickr

Woodrow Wilson Bridge
Opened : December 28, 1961 (Original) , June 10, 2006 & May 30, 2008 (New Spans)
Number of Lanes : 12
Carries : Interstate 95 / 495

Tail Lights on the Woodrow
by Don, on Flickr


Hanseanic Wilson Bridge
by Warriorwriter, on Flickr


WW bridge opening
by Craig, on Flickr

Governor Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge

Opened : December 1940
Number of Lanes : 2
Length : 1.7 miles (2735 m)
Carries : US 301

Governor Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge
by T G, on Flickr
 

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Nexis. To my understanding, the three spans of I-395 and Rt 1 crossings each have their own names. Southbound I-395 is the George Mason Bridge, northbound I-395 is the Arland D. Williams Jr Memorial Bridge and the I-395 HOV lanes is the Rochambeau Bridge.
 

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Nexis. To my understanding, the three spans of I-395 and Rt 1 crossings each have their own names. Southbound I-395 is the George Mason Bridge, northbound I-395 is the Arland D. Williams Jr Memorial Bridge and the I-395 HOV lanes is the Rochambeau Bridge.
I think that picture is standing in between the 2 Bridges..
 

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The Francis Scott Key and Woodrow Wilson bridges are masterpieces...

The Arlington Memorial Bridge comes close, though.
 

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Governor Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge




Governor Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge
by T G, on Flickr
I heard that there is a project in the works to build a larger version of this bridge given heavier traffic volumes over the years since the original bridge was constructed -how far along is it? I imagine that with Maryland's new governor so focused on shifting resources to better benefit rural and suburban communities that we should have a clearer idea on the timeline for this project.
 
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