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GAP - Route 36 Overpass

Map 

Description 

Old stone bridge over Route 36, originally the bridge was not here but instead 'tunneled' out of the rock in order to allow vehicle passage. Currently this is part of the Great Allegheny Passage trail which runs from Pittsburgh to Frostburg.

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Route 36 on Great Allegheny Passage Trail
Location
Frostburg, Allegany County, Maryland
Status
Open to pedestrians & bicyclists only
History
Built 1930
Railroads
- Rail-to-trail
- Western Maryland Railway (WM)
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Total length: 25.0 ft.
Also called
Mt Savage Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.66451, -78.92602   (decimal degrees)
39°39'52" N, 78°55'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/677904/4392577 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Frostburg
Inventory number
BH 48396 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 9, 2011: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: added rail to trail status

Sources 

  • Daniel Hopkins - chimera [at] clovermail [dot] net