CFA 16/APR/09-j


Anacostia Riverwalk Trail
United States

D.C. Department of Transportation
Two new pedestrian and bicycle bridges over the CSX Railroad Track; north of Pennsylvania Avenue on the west side of the river and north of Anacostia Drive on the east side of the river
Review Type


Project approved by delegation. See letter dated 31 March 2009. ACTION PREVIOUSLY DELEGATED TO STAFF


Dear Ms. Penney:

The staff of the Commission of Fine Arts has reviewed the final design submission from the D.C. Department of Transportation for the Anacostia Riverwalk Trail bridges across the railroad tracks on each bank of the Anacostia River in the vicinity of Pennsylvania Avenue, SE. The staff has no objections to the final plans and we appreciate your responsiveness to the Commission’s concerns during its review on 18 September 2008, including the provision for additional landscaping, the refined design of the abutments, and the textured treatment of their concrete surface.

With the authority delegated by the Commission at its meeting of 19 February 2009, we approve the final submission for this project as documented in the drawings and materials received and dated 23 March 2009. As always, the staff is available to assist you with future submissions.


/s/Thomas E. Luebke, AIA

Kathleen Penney, Chief Engineer
District of Columbia Department of Transportation
2000 14th Street, NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20009

cc: Barton Clark, D.C. Department of Transportation
Jane Debner, HNTB Corporation