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Stevens Road Bridge

   


Stevens Road Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth and Rick McOmber

Bridge Documented: July 9, 2008
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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Stevens Road Over Hunting Creek
Location
Rural: Frederick County, Maryland
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1890 By Builder/Contractor: York Bridge Company of York, Pennsylvania

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
1990
Main Span Length
95 Feet (29 Meters)
Structure Length
97 Feet (29.6 Meters)
Roadway Width
12.8 Feet (3.9 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
200000F-0407010

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This was the first historic metal truss bridge in the county to be rehabilitated by the county, beginning an unusually excellent commitment by the county to preserve a large quantity of historic metal truss bridges.

This bridge's most unusual visual detail is the wide v-lacing composing the built-up sway bracing beams.

Diagonal members have been added alongside the originals, and the flooring system is replaced on this bridge, as are the railings. Abutments were originally stone but are today concrete. Most alterations date back to the 1990 rehabilitation.

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