• DE
  • EN
  • FR
  • International Database and Gallery of Structures

Advertisement

Chesapeake Bay Bridge

General Information

Beginning of works: 1969
Completion: 1973
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Suspension bridge
Secondary structure(s): Structurae Plus
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Material: Steel bridge

Location

Location: , , ,
, , ,
Crosses:
  • Chesapeake Bay
Carries:
  • U.S. Route 301
Coordinates: 38° 59' 32" N    76° 22' 22" W
Show coordinates on a map

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 488 m
clearance 56.9 m

Cost

cost of construction United States dollar 148 000 000

Materials

deck steel
pylons steel

Relevant Web Sites

Relevant Publications

  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20000561
  • Published on:
    21/11/1999
  • Last updated on:
    05/02/2016