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Chesapeake City Bridge

Chesapeake City Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: August 31, 2019

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
MD-213 Over Chesapeake and Delaware Canal (C&D Canal)
Location
Chesapeake City: Cecil County, Maryland: United States
Structure Type
Metal Tied Solid Ribbed Through Arch, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal Deck Girder, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1948 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown and Engineer/Design: Parsons, Brinckerhoff, Hogan, and Macdonald of New York, New York

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
1978
Main Span Length
540 Feet (164.6 Meters)
Structure Length
3,955 Feet (1205.5 Meters)
Roadway Width
24.6 Feet (7.5 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s) and 32 Approach Span(s)
NBI Number
300000CECE01010

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Bridge Documentation

This large historic arch bridge is the only bridge over the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal within Maryland. Compared with other bridges on the canal in Delaware, this one has a relatively narrow two lane roadway which makes the arch look very tall when driving over it.

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