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Chesapeake Bay Bridge

General Information

Beginning of works: 1949
Completion: 1952
Status: in use

Project Type

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

Location

Location: , , ,
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Crosses:
  • Chesapeake Bay
Carries:
  • U.S. Route 301
Coordinates: 38° 59' 27.00" N    76° 22' 21.00" W
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Technical Information

Dimensions

clearance 56.9 m

Cost

cost of construction United States dollar 45 000 000

Materials

pylons steel
deck truss steel

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Participants

Owner
Engineering
(role unknown)

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20000562
  • Date created
    21/11/1999
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016