The Memorial Bridge closure, part of the more than two years of major construction that began this fall, is needed to install additional support under the middle span of the bridge as crews begin to remove rusted rebar and steel.
A construction worker was hurt Tuesday morning after falling onto a superstructure below the Arlington Memorial Bridge, and the D.C. fire department had to lower him onto a boat to get him out.
“Drivers are paying attention and figuring out which lanes are open,” said Park Service spokeswoman Jenny Anzelmo-Sarles. “There are barrels directing cars into lanes as well.”
All traffic on the bridge has been shifted to what are usually the outbound lanes. The changes are so the bridge can get a $227 million renovation.
The National Park Service said Wednesday that the Arlington Memorial Bridge will be closed for additional repairs the next couple of nights, as well as this weekend.
This weekend’s preparation work is ahead of complete changes to the traffic patterns around the bridge, set to begin next month and run through the project’s completion in 2021.
Limited Metro track work this weekend may make the rail system the best way around some weekend road closures. Here’s what you need to know.
Work that would temporarily shut down the Arlington Memorial Bridge this weekend has been pushed back again, this time due to high water on the Potomac.
Work on Arlington Memorial Bridge was scheduled to close all lanes this weekend. But, with the expected arrival of Hurricane Florence, the National Park Service announced that the closure has been pushed back.
The crumbling Arlington Memorial Bridge will be shut down for more than 60 straight hours in a few weeks to start major repairs that will include more than two years of significant lane closures.
One of Washington’s most iconic but aging structures — Arlington Memorial Bridge — will soon undergo a major overhaul that could cause some headaches for drivers. Here’s what you need to know.
An unidentified person is dead after being struck on Arlington Memorial Bridge early Saturday. The crash investigation closed the bridge for several hours but it reopened around 10:45 a.m.
A Coast Guard exercise scheduled to run until 1 p.m. Thursday will bring a fleet of boats to the Upper Potomac River.
Not far from the White House and Capitol Hill, some of the bridges in the D.C. area make the list of the busiest, most structurally deficient and functionally obsolete bridges in America.
D.C.’s mayor called for the federal government to fix the span that connects the Arlington National Cemetery with D.C. and the Lincoln Memorial.
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