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11th Street Bridges Project Photos
January 8, 2012

     

While the openings over the past month of the two new freeway spans of the 11th Street Bridges are the biggest news, there's still a lot of work going on around the project on the west side of the river. So I wandered around to get some updated shots. (See this blog post for more information, and for links to additional photos.)
 
A first trip across the new outbound 11th Street Bridge. Are you excited? If yes, you may also want to watch this short montage of photos taken while crossing.
Further along the bridge, at the point where there will eventually be an exit (visible to the right) to go north on DC-295, which means that Southeast Freeway folks will at last be able to do that without having to get onto Pennsylvania Avenue and turn left. (You can see the girders of the new exit ramp in the right-center distance.)
The new bridges at far left, then the under-construction 11th Street Local bridge at center, and the old outbound bridge, which is still being used for traffic coming up from 11th and N SE (in the far-right lane) to go over to MLK, Howard Road, and Anacostia Park. (I just walked up the sidewalk to get here, nothing nefarious. It's a lot less nervewracking now!)
A close-up of the under-construction 11th Street Local bridge. Given the alignment, you can see why the old outbound bridge approaches (where I'm standing to take the photo) need to be demolished in order to allow traffic to flow between 11th Street and the new bridge.
Where the 11th Street Local bridge arrives at ground level, south of O Street.
The underside of the newly opened outbound freeway bridge, seen from O Street.
Standing at the top of the ramp from 11th and N, looking back toward the old RFK ramp that's being repurposed into an on-ramp from 11th and M to the new outbound freeway bridge. Much of the rest of what you see here will be demolished to allow the new 11th Street Local bridge to meet up with 11th Street (far left), which will then have two-way traffic.
A kind of trippy paranoma of five or six photos showing the girders for the flyover that will connect the new inbound 11th Street freeway bridge with the Southeast Freeway.
New girders placed over 11th Street at the Southeast Freeway. (See what it looked like before.)
Looking at the new ramp that will bring traffic up from the Pennsylvania Avenue/Barney Circle connector to a new controlled intersection at 11th Street, where drivers can then turn left or right on 11th, or continue straight via a new ramp onto the Southeast Freeway.
Looking down at the new ramp from where it will be meeting 11th Street.
A view southward down 11th Street from beneath the new girders.
Standing on 11th Street looking at the construction on the ramp that will bring traffic onto the outbound Southeast Freeway from the 11th Street Bridges via the new flyover.
Demolition is far along on the old embankment that used to run along 11th Street south of M. To the far left is where the new on-ramp from M Street to the outbound freeway bridge is under construction. Straight ahead is what's left of the RFK ramp/embankment, then the still-active on-ramp to the old outbound bridge at N Street.
A view of both demolition and new construction at 11th and N.
Standing on the decommissioned old inbound exit ramp to M Street at 12th Street, looking at the new exit ramp to the left.
The intersection of 12th and M, where the old in-bound freeway traffic used to arrive at left but now arrives on the new lanes to the right. (See what it looked like before.)
Standing under new girders on M Street between 12th and 11th.

Event Galleries:

2014:

  • 03/05/14: Groundbreaking for the Lofts at Capitol Quarter
  • 2013:

  • 12/16/13: A Sneak Peek Inside Agua 301
  • 11/11/13: A Smattering of Progress Photos
  • 11/10/13: Inside Bluejacket Brewery at the Boilermaker Shops
  • 05/26/13: Random Photos from a Gorgeous Day
  • 05/26/13: 11th Street Local Bridge/Riverwalk Landing Progress
  • 05/26/13: Freeway Flyover Demolition/Southeast Blvd. Construction
  • 03/28/13: Inside Gordon Biersch
  • 01/27/13: 11th Street Bridges Project Progress Photos
  • 2012:

  • 11/16/12: Canal Park Opening Day
  • 11/16/12: Canal Park Opening Day - Speeches and Ice Rink Ribbon Cutting
  • 11/16/12: Canal Park Opening Night
  • 09/14/12: A Trip Around the 11th Street Bridges Project
  • 09/06/12: Boilermaker Shops Interiors
  • 07/30/12: Canal Park Progress Photos from Above and Inside
  • 06/26/12: Inside the Trash Transfer Station: Exteriors
  • 06/26/12: Inside the Trash Transfer Station: Interiors
  • 05/19/12: Changes Along 11th Street SE
  • 04/11/12: Fairgrounds Interior Shots
  • 04/03/12: Fairgrounds Exterior Shots
  • 01/25/12: Foundry Lofts Nearly Finished
  • 01/08/12: Early 2012 11th Street Bridges Project Photos
  • 01/08/12: Random Images From Along and Across the Anacostia River
  • 2011:

  • 12/22/11: Lot 38 Espresso Grand Opening (+1 Day)
  • 11/25/11: Yards/Teague Connector Bridge Sunny Day Reshoot
  • 11/22/11: Yards/Teague Connector Bridge Opening
  • 11/01/11: Foundry Lofts Construction Progress
  • 10/10/11: Progress on the New 11th Street Bridges
  • 10/07/11: New Southbound DC 295 Flyover Bridge
  • 04/30/11: A Few Shots Worth Capturing
  • 04/23/11: Little Updates from the Yards Park
  • 02/15/11: Kick-Off to Renovation of 225 Virginia/200 I
  • 2010:

  • 10/16/10: Early Fall Late Afternoon at the Yards Park
  • 09/24/10: Nighttime at the Yards Park
  • 09/07/10: Yards Park Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
  • 08/31/10: Canal Park Groundbreaking Ceremony
  • 08/27/10: Yards Park Near Completion
  • 05/25/10: Yards Park Construction Progress
  • 04/10/10: An Early Spring Boat Cruise on the Anacostia
  • 03/01/10: Yards Park Construction Photos
  • 02/25/10: Trapeze School Pre-Opening
  • 02/07/10: Blizzard of 2010
  • 2009:

  • 10/11/09: The Chair on the Fence
  • 09/29/09: Assorted River and Ballpark Photos at the End of the Second Season
  • 08/27/09: Diamond Teague Park and Piers
  • 08/26/09: Capitol Quarter Ribbon Cutting
  • 05/29/09: Artomatic 2009 Kickoff
  • 05/28/09: Groundbreaking for the Park at the Yards
  • 2008:

  • 11/15/08: Second Anacostia Waterfront Community Information Fair
  • 10/29/08: Announcement of Public-Private Partnership for the Waterfront Park at The Yards
  • 08/23/08: Anacostia Community Boathouse Youth River Sports Day
  • 03/12/08: Frederick Douglass Bridge Rededication
  • 2007:

  • 10/03/07: Groundbreaking at the Yards
  • 10/22/07: Capitol Riverfront Business Improvement District Kickoff Ceremony
  • 07/06/07: JPI/Capitol Yards Groundbreaking Ceremony
  • 06/26/07: Capitol Quarter Groundbreaking Ceremony

  • Nationals Park Event Photo Galleries:

    2012:

  • 04/12/12: Nationals 2012 Home Opener/Opening Ceremonies
  • 04/12/12: 2012 Nationals Home Opener
  • 03/26/12: The *Other* Nats Park (Spring Training 2012)
  • 03/26/12: Nats vs. Astros at Spring Training
  • 2011:

  • 06/14/11: An Evening at Nats Park
  • 06/13/11: First Look at New Nationals Park Concessions
  • 03/31/11: 2011 Opening Day at Nationals Park
  • 03/30/11: 2011 NatsFest
  • 2010:

  • 12/11/10: New Baseball Art on Stadium Garages
  • 09/23/10: A Stan Kasten Photo Gallery
  • 04/05/10: President Obama Throws Out the First Pitch at Nationals Park
  • 04/05/10: Opening Day 2010 at Nationals Park
  • 03/31/10: Pre-Opening Day Ballpark Media Tour
  • 2009:

  • 09/29/09: Assorted River and Ballpark Photos at the End of the Second Season
  • 07/09/09: Preparations for Elton John and Billy Joel
  • 05/15/09: Opening Night at the Bullpen Beer Garden
  • 04/13/09: 2009 Opening Day at Nationals Park
  • 04/03/09: What's New at Nationals Park 2009
  • 02/13/09: Diamond Teague Park Groundbreaking
  • 01/25/09: 2009 NatsFest
  • 2008:

  • 06/05/08: Nighttime at Nationals Park (Outside and Inside)
  • 05/06/08: A Visit to the Nationals Park Infield
  • 05/04/08: Nationals Park in Early May (Including Kids Running the Bases)
  • Scenes from the Inaugural Season at Nationals Park
  • 04/12/08: Washington Nationals Dream Foundation Neighborhood Initiative Announcement
  • 03/30/08: Opening Night at Nationals Park - Before the Game
  • 03/29/08: First Major League Exhibition Game at Nationals Park--Part Three (Around the Ballpark)
  • 03/29/08: First Major League Exhibition Game at Nationals Park--Part Two (Pre-Game Ceremonies)
  • 03/29/08: First Major League Exhibition Game at Nationals Park--Part One (Arrival/Batting Practice)
  • 03/28/08: First Batting Practice at Nationals Park
  • 03/27/08: Nationals First Visit to Completed Nationals Park
  • 03/27/08: Media Tour--Strike Zone and Concession Photos
  • 03/27/08: Media Tour--Interior Photos
  • 03/22/08: First Ballgame at Nationals Park (GW vs. St. Joseph's) - Part Two
  • 03/22/08: First Ballgame at Nationals Park (GW vs. St. Joseph's) - Part One
  • 03/19/08: Nighttime Visit to the Ballpark
  • 03/19/08: Stan Kasten Rides the Metro to Nationals Park
  • 03/06/08: Nationals Ballpark Cherry Blossom Tree Planting
  • 03/04/08: Nationals Ballpark Home Plate Installation and Video Board Unveiling
  • 2007:

  • 11/13/07: Nationals Ballpark Construction Media Tour - Unveiling of the Turf
  • 09/01/07: A Visit to Nationals Park
  • 07/11/07: Nationals Ballpark Topping Out
  • 03/26/07: Nationals Ballpark Construction Media Tour
  • 2006:

  • 10/11/06: Nationals Ballpark Construction Media Tour
  • 05/04/06: Nationals Ballpark Ceremonial Groundbreaking




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