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Long Bridge Study


What:  Long Bridge Public Information Meeting #5

When:  Thursday, November 29, 2018; 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Where: DCRA Building, Room E200
1100 4th Street SW Washington DC, 20024


The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) in coordination with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is completing an Environmental Impact Study on the Long Bridge, a two-track railroad bridge that was constructed in 1904. The Long Bridge, owned by CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT), carries traffic from three operators: CSXT, Amtrak and the Virginia Railway Express (VRE). The bridge, which crosses the Potomac River, is the only railroad bridge that connects the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of Virginia. 

The purpose of the proposed action is to provide additional long-term railroad capacity and to improve the reliability of railroad service through the Long Bridge Corridor. Currently, there is insufficient capacity, resiliency, and redundancy to accommodate the projected demand in future railroad services. The Proposed Action is needed to address these issues and to ensure the Long Bridge Corridor continues to serve as a critical link connecting the local, regional, and national transportation network. The draft Environmental Impact Study is available on the project website and is open for public comment until Monday, October 28, 2019. 
Long Bridge Project Website »

Project Contact

Anna Chamberlin
Long Bridge Project
[email protected]
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Katherine Youngbluth
Long Bridge Project
[email protected]

Related Documents For the Completed Phase I

The Final Phase I Long Bridge Study, May 2015

Related Documents For the Completed Phase II

The Final Phase II Long Bridge Study