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Woodrow Wilson Bridge Takes Home Transportation Prize

During a special ceremony at the American Association of State Highway & Transportation Officials Annual Meeting, America’s Transportation Award Grand Prize went to the Woodrow Wilson Bridge. Virginia and Maryland were honored with the national Grand Prize – selected by a panel of expert judges – for the construction of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge, which spans the Potomac R...

November 24, 2008

During a special ceremony at the American Association of State Highway & Transportation Officials Annual Meeting, America’s Transportation Award Grand Prize went to the Woodrow Wilson Bridge.

Virginia and Maryland were honored with the national Grand Prize – selected by a panel of expert judges – for the construction of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge, which spans the Potomac River connecting the two states. When complete, the $2.47-billion project will unclog one of the worst bottlenecks on Interstate 95.

The old six-lane bridge has been replaced with a modern 12-lane structure that will separate local and through traffic, has room for future mass transit, and ties communities together with hiker/biker trails.

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