What stories do D.C.-area ghost roads tell? For decades, even centuries, the ghost bridges of Maryland and Virginia were spectators to history, war and death. Unearth the past of a ghost road on the outskirts of Frederick, Maryland. See photos.
For a fourth year in a row, WTOP unearths six more rundown, abandoned highways in Maryland and Virginia. Ramble down these crumbling ghost roads if you dare; most are covered in underbrush and one is even submerged underwater.
For decades, even centuries, the ghost bridges of Maryland and Virginia were spectators to history, war and death. Unearth some of their forgotten secrets and ramble under their haunted spans with WTOP’s Dave Dildine as your guide.
Wasting away in the forgotten corners of D.C.’s network of streets are ghost roads — bygone byways that were abandoned, left unfinished or doomed by politics. What happens to roads that are cut off from civilization? For the second year in a row, WTOP explores some of these spooky corridors in a series of photos.
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