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August 10, 2016
National Park Service begins Arlington Memorial Bridge 10-ton load limit education and enforcement campaign
The National Park Service is beginning an education campaign to remind drivers of the 10-ton load limit on Arlington Memorial Bridge. The 10-ton load limit was implemented in 2015 at the recommendation of the Federal Highway Administration to help prolong the service life of the iconic bridge. The education campaign will be followed by targeted enforcement.

July 15, 2016
Dyke Marsh Restoration Long-Term Management Plan
The National Park Service has completed its planning process to help restore Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve. Once implemented, this plan will improve ecosystem services that benefit the Potomac River watershed and the Chesapeake Bay.

May 26, 2016
National Park Service completes Arlington Memorial Bridge emergency repair project
WASHINGTON - The National Park Service (NPS), in its ongoing commitment to keep Arlington Memorial Bridge open and safe, has completed a year long, $4 million emergency repair project.

April 15, 2016
National Park Service Reaches Next Step Toward Arlington Memorial Bridge Rehabilitation
Public invited to comment on environmental assessment.

September 28, 2015
Clara Barton National Historic Site to Close Temporarily for Construction
Starting Friday, Oct. 2, 2015 Clara Barton National Historic Site will be closed to the public for a rehabilitation project. The closure is expected to last about one year, and is necessary to ensure the safety of visitors.

 

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