In Design: North Glebe Road over Pimmit Run Bridge Rehabilitation in Arlington County

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Note: A public information meeting was held August 13. For more information including meeting materials, click on the "Public Outreach" button above.

This project will rehabilitate the North Glebe Road (Route 120) bridge over Pimmit Run. The bridge was built in 1973.

The planned improvements include:

  • Repairing and resurfacing the bridge deck
  • Repairing, waterproofing and providing corrosion protection to abutments and piers 
  • Repairing, cleaning and painting beams
  • Replacing pedestrian walkway railings
  • Upgrading guardrails and drainage

North Glebe Road averages 12,000 vehicles a day along the bridge.

Estimated Costs
Preliminary Engineering - $450,000
Construction - $7 million
Total - $7.5 million

The project is being financed with state and federal State of Good Repair funds used for maintenance of structures and bridges.


This project aims to improve safety for drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians and extend the overall life of the bridge.

Major Milestones 

Public Information Meeting - Aug. 13, 2019
Public Information Meeting Comment Deadline - Aug. 23, 2019
Begin Construction - Fall 2020
Final Completion - Spring 2021


Contact Info:

Shahrad Behboodi, P.E.
Structure & Bridge

Andrew Beacher, P.E.
Preliminary Engineering

Project Photos

Other relevant links:

Programmatic Categorical Exclusion - August 2019

Major funding source: State of Good Repair

Phase: In Design

UPC: 114105, 111691

State ID: 0120-000-870, P101; 0120-000-867

Federal ID: STP-BR09 (297)

Long/Lat: 38.929003, -77.117964

Locality: Arlington

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Pre-construction - Bridge facing southbound on North Glebe Road with George Washington Memorial Parkway high bridge in background
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Pre-construction - Profile view of bridge from Pimmit Creek

Page last modified: Aug. 14, 2019