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Governor Harry W. Nice Bridge

Governor Harry W. Nice Bridge

General Information

Structural Type: Truss bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Built: 1939 - 1940
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Newburg, Charles County, Maryland, USA, North America
Hooes, King George County, Virginia, USA, North America
Crosses
  • Potomac River
Carries
  • U.S. Route 301
Coordinates: 38° 21' 42.00" N    76° 59' 46.00" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

total length 3 490 m
clearance 41 m

Cost

cost of construction United States dollar 5 000 000

Materials

truss steel

Chronology

September 1938

Groundbreaking ceremony in the presence of President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

March 1939

Construction begins.

15 December 1940

Opening.

April 1968

Renamed to Governor Harry W. Nice Bridge.

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20002474
  • Date created
    04/12/2001
  • Last Update
    29/07/2014