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Havre de Grace Swing Bridge

Havre de Grace Swing Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Elaine Deutsch

Bridge Documented: July 1, 2016

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Railroad (Amtrak Northeast Corridor) Over Susquehanna River
Location
Havre de Grace and Perryville: Harford County, Maryland and Cecil County, Maryland: United States
Structure Type
Metal Rivet-Connected Pratt Through T-Beam, Movable: Swing (Rim Bearing Center Pier) and Approach Spans: Metal 7 Panel Pin-Connected Pratt Deck Truss, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1906 By Builder/Contractor: American Bridge Company of New York, New York and Pennsylvania Steel Company of Steelton, Pennsylvania and Engineer/Design: H. R. Leonard

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
280 Feet (85 Meters)
Structure Length
4,154 Feet (1,266 Meters)
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
1 Main Span(s) and 17 Approach Span(s)
NBI Number
Not Applicable

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This is an impressive railroad truss bridge consisting of a swing span with an extremely long deck truss approach system leading up to the swing span at each end.

Above: Historical photo showing newly completed bridge to the left.

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Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
39.554380,-76.086280

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