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Chesapeake City Bridge

Chesapeake City Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: August 31, 2019

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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: American Bridge Company of New York, New York and Engineer/Design: Parsons, Brinckerhoff, Hogan, and Macdonald of New York, New York
Rehabilitation Date
1978
Main Span Length
540.0 Feet (164.6 Meters)
Structure Length
3,955.0 Feet (1205.5 Meters)
Roadway Width
24.6 Feet (7.5 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s) and 32 Approach Span(s)
Inventory Number
300000CECE01010

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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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