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Navy Yard in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Arch Bridge

Transportation Walk

 
 
Arch Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 1, 2019
1. Arch Bridge Marker
Inscription.  One of the strongest bridge types, the arch bridge was used extensively by the Romans. The arch carries the weight of the roadway and vehicular traffic to supports at each end.
 
Erected by U.S. Department of Transportation.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts. In addition, it is included in the D.C. - Transportation Walk series list.
 
Location. 38° 52.527′ N, 77° 0.113′ W. Marker is in Navy Yard in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is at the intersection of Tingey Street Southeast and 3rd Street Southeast, on the right when traveling west on Tingey Street Southeast. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1200 New Jersey Avenue Southeast, Washington DC 20003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1631 (here, next to this marker); 1977 (a few steps from this marker); 1786 (within shouting distance of this marker); Three Gas Pumps (within shouting distance of this marker); Cable Stayed Bridge
Arch Bridge Display image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 1, 2019
2. Arch Bridge Display
(within shouting distance of this marker); 1775 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1607 (within shouting distance of this marker); 2003 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Navy Yard.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 2, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 69 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 1, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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Jul. 2, 2020