Pedestrian / Bicycle Bridge over CSX at Rhode Island Avenue Metro Station


DC Dept. of Transportation


Washington, DC

Key Challenges & Project Details

  • New pedestrian/bicycle bridge at the Rhode Island Avenue Metro Station.
  • Includes a steel truss composed of hollow structural steel sections, lightweight reinforced deck, acrylic panel bridge barrier, and steel wire mesh netting over CSX railroad tracks.
  • Construction of stairs, landing and connecting pathways to Metropolitan Branch Trail and the Rhode Island Metro Station.
  • Redesigned Metro retaining wall from a cast-in-place spread footer to a soldier pile and precast concrete lagging wall, minimizing impact to WMATA and accelerating metro ramp construction.