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Woodrow Wilson Bridge

General Information

Beginning of works: 1959
Completion: 1961
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Bascule bridge
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge

Location

Location: , ,
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Part of:
Will be replaced by: Wilson Bridge (2008)
Coordinates: 38° 47' 33.69" N    77° 1' 58.49" W
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Technical Information

Dimensions

number of lanes 6

Cost

cost of construction United States dollar 600 000 000

Chronology

1954

Congress appropriates US$ 15 million for the design and construction of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge.

1969

Traffic exceeds the design capacity of 75 000 vehicles a day.

Notes

Named after Woodrow Wilson, former president of the United States.

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Participants

Currently there is no information available about persons or companies having participated in this project.

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20007389
  • Date created
    03/01/2003
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016