Under Construction: North Glebe Road over Pimmit Run Bridge Rehabilitation in Arlington County

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

The improvements include:

  • Replacing bridge beams, deck and barriers
  • Repairing, waterproofing and providing corrosion protection to abutments and piers 
  • Replacing barriers and railings along bicycle and pedestrian connection to trails
  • Upgrading guardrails and drainage

The bridge currently carries about 13,000 vehicles a day.

Estimated Costs
Preliminary Engineering - $1.4 million
Construction - $8.5 million
Total - $9.9 million

The project is financed with federal and state funding, including State of Good Repair funds used for bridges.


The improvements will extend the overall life of the bridge and improve safety for drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians.

Major Milestones 

Public Information Meeting - August 2019
Virtual Public Involvement - July - August 2020
Advertise for Construction - December 2020
Award Construction Contract - February 2021
Begin Construction - April 2021
Close Bridge for Deck and Beam Replacement - Summer 2021
Final Completion - Fall 2021


Contact Info:

Donald Angerman, CCM

Yusaf Masud, P.E.

Project Photos

Other relevant links:

Construction Start News Release - April 2021

Programmatic Categorical Exclusion - August 2019

Previous Meetings >>

Major funding source: State of Good Repair

Phase: Under Construction

UPC: 114105, 111691

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

Federal ID: STP-BR09 (297)

Lat/Long: 38.929003, -77.117964

Locality: Arlington

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North Glebe Road bridge over Pimmit Run looking towards Route 123 traffic signal - April 2021
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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: May 21, 2021