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

Cable Stayed Bridge

Transportation Walk

 
 
Cable Stayed Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 1, 2019
1. Cable Stayed Bridge Marker
Inscription.  The cables connect structure supporting the roadway and traffic to the tower, stiffening or staying the bridge and enabling the tower to carry the required load.
 
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° 52.526′ N, 77° 0.132′ W. Marker is in Navy Yard in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Tingey Street Southeast and 3rd Street Southeast, on the right when traveling west. 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. 1607 (here, next to this marker); 2003 (a few steps from this marker); Landing Gear and Wheels (a few steps from this marker); Arch Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); 1631 (within shouting distance of this marker);
Cable Stayed Bridge Display image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 1, 2019
2. Cable Stayed Bridge Display
1983 (within shouting distance of this marker); 2004 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1972-1978 (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 76 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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