1 Arlington Blvd. pedestrian bridge closed after failed inspection

The pedestrian bridge from North Fairfax Drive to Fort Myer Drive over Arlington Boulevard in Virginia closed for repairs following a failed inspection on Thursday.

An examination by crew workers found the deterioration of concrete in a few sections of the bridge, resulting in its closure while crews work on the repairs.

Click to enlarge the graphic. Arlington County announced that the pedestrian bridge from North Fairfax Drive to Fort Myer Drive over Arlington Boulevard closed Thursday for repairs. (Courtesy Arlington County)


The temporary closure will be in place until further notice. The county said in a statement that “the Arlington Boulevard multiuse trail will stay open on the north side of the bridge.”

Pedestrians can still get over Arlington Boulevard using the Rhodes Street bridge to the west and North Meade Street to the east.

Tadiwos Abedje

Tadi Abedje is a freelance digital writer/editor for WTOP. He was born in Washington, D.C., and grew up in Northern Virginia. Journalism has been his No. 1 passion since he was a kid and he is blessed to be around people, telling their stories and sharing them with the world.

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