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

Suspension Bridge

 
 
Suspension Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2018
1. Suspension Bridge Marker
Inscription.
Suspension Bridge
Suspension bridges span the widest openings. Cables stretched over high towers conduct the weight of roadway and traffic to the anchorages at each end.

Golden Gate Bridge, Cecil W. Stoughton, 1972. National Park Service Historic Photograph Collection.

Transportation Walk

 
Erected by United States Department of Transportation.
 
Location. 38° 52.528′ N, 77° 0.048′ W. Marker is in Navy Yard, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from 4th Street NW north of Tingey Street SE, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington DC 20003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Expanding Gate Valve (a few steps from this marker); Ships' Wheels (a few steps from this marker); 1806 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1775 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1804-1806 (within shouting distance of this marker); Four Bicycles and a Three-Wheeler (within
Suspension Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2018
2. Suspension Bridge Marker
shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named 1804-1806 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1969 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Navy Yard.
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 19, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 15, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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