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A complete list of bridges in District of Columbia with pictures. Famous DC bridges, the biggest and the highest. From the earliest arch and beam bridges to the newest suspension and truss bridges, this list has them all. We build bridges to span obstacles, be it a valley, waterway, or another road. A bridge's function designates its design. A bridge can can be temporary, or it can last for millennia. Many Roman bridges are still standing (and even in use) today. No surprise then that bridges often become iconic landmarks for their region.
11th Street Bridges is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Bridges in District of Columbia
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The 11th Street Bridges are a complex of three bridges across the Anacostia River in Washington, D.C., United States. The bridges convey Interstate 695 across the Anacostia to its southern terminus at Interstate 295 and DC 295. The bridges also connect the neighborhood of Anacostia with the rest of ...more

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14th Street Bridge is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Bridges in District of Columbia
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The 14th Street Bridge is a complex of five bridges across the Potomac River, connecting Arlington, Virginia, with Washington, D.C. A major gateway for automotive and rail traffic, the complex is named for 14th Street, which feeds into it on the D.C. end. It includes three four-lane automobile ...more

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Arlington Memorial Bridge is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Bridges in District of Columbia
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The Arlington Memorial Bridge is a Neoclassical masonry, steel, and stone arch bridge with a central bascule that crosses the Potomac River at Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States. First proposed in 1886, the bridge went unbuilt for decades thanks to political quarrels over whether the ...more

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Boulder Bridge and Ross Drive ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Bridges in District of Columbia
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Boulder Bridge and Ross Drive Bridge

Boulder Bridge and Ross Drive Bridge are historic bridges located in the Washington, D.C. portion of Rock Creek Park, an urban national park listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Boulder Bridge was constructed in 1902 and carries Beach Drive across Rock Creek, a tributary of the ...more