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Rehabilitating a National Treasure

George Washington Memorial Parkway

 

National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior

 
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By Devry Becker Jones, October 12, 2019
1. Rehabilitating a National Treasure Marker
Inscription.  Arlington Memorial Bridge has served as a monument to the sacrifices and valor of our nation's military personnel since its dedicated in 1932. Now that it is nearly 90 years old, the National Park Service and Federal Highway Administration are rehabilitating this iconic and significant bridge for service in its second century. As one of the largest transportation projects in National Park Service history, the rehabilitation of Arlington Memorial Bridge will give new life to this ceremonial passage into our Nation's Capital while respecting its character, history, and national significance.

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National Park Service employees inspect the interior of Arlington Memorial Bridge in 2018

 
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 38° 53.246′ N, 77° 3.336′ W. Marker is in The National Mall, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Independence Avenue Southwest 0.3 miles west of Lincoln Memorial Circle Southwest, on the right when traveling
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By Devry Becker Jones, October 12, 2019
2. Rehabilitating a National Treasure Marker
west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2912 Independence Avenue Southwest, Washington DC 20418, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A National Memorial (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Bridge for the Future (about 800 feet away); Alaska and Hawaii (approx. 0.3 miles away); John Ericsson Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lincoln Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Korean War Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Pharmacists' War Memorial (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in The National Mall.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 12, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 12, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 12, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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