Pennsylvania Avenue Bridge

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For the bridge carrying Pennsylvania Avenue over the Anacostia River, see John Philip Sousa Bridge.
Pennsylvania Avenue Bridge
"Bridge -6 - Rock Creek- Cast-iron 48" pipe lines to Gravity - 1859." Construction photo of Pennsylvania Avenue Bridge, 1859. Photograph courtesy Washington Aqueduct Division, U.S. HAER DC,WASH,593-6.tif
Carries Pennsylvania Avenue
Crosses Rock Creek
Locale Washington, D.C.
Coordinates 38°54′17″N 77°03′22″W / 38.90472°N 77.05611°W / 38.90472; -77.05611Coordinates: 38°54′17″N 77°03′22″W / 38.90472°N 77.05611°W / 38.90472; -77.05611

Pennsylvania Avenue Bridge conveys Pennsylvania Avenue across Rock Creek and the adjoining Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway between Georgetown and Foggy Bottom in Northwest Washington, D.C. Once Pennsylvania Avenue crosses Rock Creek, it terminates at M Street.

The bridge was constructed of large cast iron pipes by the Army Corps of Engineers in 1856. The original bridge was encased in concrete in 1916.[1]

The bridge once carried both the Pennsylvania Avenue streetcar line and the Washington Aqueduct across Rock Creek.

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