New Design for Frederick Douglass Bridge Unveiled

August 11, 2017

The District on Thursday unveiled a new design for the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge replacement, while announcing a contract with a team of builders and revealing a timeline for the long-awaited project. South Capitol Bridgebuilders — a joint venture of Archer Western Construction LLC and Granite Construction Co. — landed a $441 million contract to build the six-lane Anacostia River crossing. The federal government is chipping in at least $200 million.


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