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Francis Scott Key Bridge

Francis Scott Key Bridge, Washington, DC.(HAER, DC,WASH,583-2)

General Information

Structural Type: Arch bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Built: 1917 - 1923
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Washington, District of Columbia, USA, North America
Rosslyn, Arlington County, Virginia, USA, North America
  • Potomac River
Replaces Aqueduct Bridge (1888)
Coordinates: 38° 54' 8.59" N    77° 4' 11.74" W

Technical Information


main span 63.40 m
total length 518.5 m


arches reinforced concrete


(role unknown)

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: 20000504
Created: 16/11/1999
Last Updated: 29/07/2014