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The Rehabilitation of the Whitney Young Memorial Bridge (also known as the East Capitol Street Bridge) over the Anacostia River includes improvements to the substructure and superstructure of the bridge as well as pedestrian improvements, including the construction of a trail connection to provide direct access from the bridge to the Anacostia Riverwalk Trail. The bridge was originally constructed in 1955, and repairs are needed to the bridge deck, concrete abutments and steel girder system.



Project Notice to Proceed:

February 27, 2019


Start of Construction:
March 2019

Project End:

March 2021


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