The District Department of Transportation has chosen a preferred layout to double the number of tracks over the Potomac River to Arlington, Virginia, and also add a new way to walk or bike across the river.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s transportation transition team said that Virginia needs another crossing between the Chain Bridge and Point of Rocks, but getting Maryland to agree to a new bridge across the Potomac River could be difficult.
Plans to expand a key rail bottleneck will focus on building a new two-track bridge next to the 113-year-old Long Bridge and could also include an option for people to walk or bike across the Potomac.
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