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

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Note: Virtual public involvement occurred July 22 - Aug. 7. View the video presentation below (view a PDF of the presentation here).

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

The planned 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 averages 13,000 vehicles a day.

Estimated Costs
Preliminary Engineering - $1 million
Construction - $8.5 million
Total - $9.5 million

The project is 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 - August 2019
Virtual Public Involvement - July 22 - Aug. 7, 2020
Begin Construction - 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

Previous Meetings >>

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)

Lat/Long: 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. 10, 2020