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Mount Hope Bridge

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

Beginning of works: 1927
Completion: 1929

Project Type

Structure: Suspension bridge
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Material: Steel bridge

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Portsmouth, Newport County, Rhode Island, USA
Bristol, Bristol County, Rhode Island, USA
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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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20000565
  • Date created
    21/11/1999
  • Last Update
    29/07/2014