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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
  • Potomac River
  • U.S. Route 301
Coordinates: 38° 21' 42.00" N    76° 59' 46.00" W

Technical Information


total length 3 490 m
clearance 41 m


cost of construction United States dollar 5 000 000


truss steel


September 1938

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

March 1939

Construction begins.

15 December 1940


April 1968

Renamed to Governor Harry W. Nice Bridge.

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0002474
Created: 04/12/2001
Last Updated: 29/07/2014