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Claiborne Pell Bridge
Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth
Bridge Documented: August 28, 2019
Newport: Newport County, Rhode Island: United States
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Main Span Length
1,600.0 Feet (487.7 Meters)
11,248.0 Feet (3428.4 Meters)
48 Feet (14.63 Meters)
3 Main Span(s)
and 52 Approach Span(s)
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This is the younger of two impressive suspension bridges in this area. The bridge features an extremely long approach system of deck truss spans, deck plate girder spans, and concrete beam spans.
Above: Historical photo showing bridge construction.
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