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Emerson E. Harrington Bridge

Photos 

Choptank River Bridge, Cambridge, Maryland

Boston Public Library

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #317015

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Choptank River on US-50
Location
Cambridge, Dorchester County, Maryland, and Talbot County, Maryland
Status
Center truss spans and piers removed after new bridge opened 1987; approaches on both side open to pedestrians only as a fishing pier
History
Built 1935, bypassed by new bridge 1987 and converted to fishing piers with removal of center spans
Builder
- Frederick Snare, Inc
Design
Through truss with concrete stringer approach spans
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.57948, -76.05626   (decimal degrees)
38°34'46" N, 76°03'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/407996/4270641 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cambridge
Inventory number
BH 66252 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 10, 2016: New photos from Alexander D. Mitchell IV
  • February 23, 2015: Added by Dave King

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Comments 

Emerson E. Harrington Bridge
Posted September 25, 2018, by Nathan Delaplaine (ndelaplaine [at] gmail [dot] com)

I remember walking on the original bridge (now a pier) with my father since the 2000s.