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Mount Hope Bridge

Mt. Hope Bridge, between Portsmouth and Bristol, Rhode Island, USA.

General Information

Structural Type: Suspension bridge
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Built: 1927 - 1929

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Portsmouth, Newport County, Rhode Island, USA, North America
Bristol, Bristol County, Rhode Island, USA, North America
Crosses
  • Mount Hope Bay

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 366 m
total length 1 870 m
pylon pylon height 86 m

Materials

cables steel
deck steel
pylons steel

Chronology

December 1927

Construction works begin.

October 1929

Completion.

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: 20000565
Created: 21/11/1999
Last Updated: 29/07/2014