Two significant meetings concerning the John G. Lewis Bridge on Featherbed Lane took place in late July. On July 28, the historic bridge was the site of its own official naming ceremony, in honor of the Loudoun preservationist who worked to protect it and have it listed on the National Register, with speeches and remarks […]
The second stakeholders meeting on the rehabilitation of the historic John G. Lewis Memorial Bridge, which spans Catoctin Creek on Featherbed Lane, takes place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, at the Old School Auditorium in Waterford. The one-lane bridge was built in 1889 and is a rare surviving example of a wrought […]
The Loudoun County Preservation and Conservation Coalition has sent to the Virginia Department of Transportation the following letter concerning the historic bridge on Featherbed Lane. May 20, 2015 Mr. Raymond Ezell, RPA Virginia Department of Transportation 87 Dearcon Road Fredericksburg, VA 22405 Project State: 0673-053-6051 UPC: 105898; The John G. Lewis Bridge on Featherbed Lane […]
Please mark your calendars: The Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a Section 106 meeting on the historic John G. Lewis bridge at the Old School in Waterford from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 26. The school is at 40222 Fairfax Street, Waterford, Virginia (just off Route 665 in the village). VDOT will be […]
The one-lane John G. Lewis bridge, spanning Catoctin Creek on Featherbed Lane, was built in 1889 and is a rare surviving example of a wrought iron truss bridge—one of only five still standing bridges built by the Variety Iron Company. A year ago, the Catoctin Creek Scenic River Advisory Committee led a successful effort to […]
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