CSX Susquehanna River Bridge
Main span on west side of island
This is the longest through truss span on the bridge at over 500 feet.
Photo taken by Jann Mayer in September 2005
License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)
This bridge crosses the Susquehanna River between Havre De Grace and Perryville, MD. Although it crosses Garrett Island in the middle, it is a continuous bridge consisting of 38 spans.
The west side of the river has a 500+ foot through truss and 8 230 foot deck truss spans. The east side has a 500+ foot deck truss, a 400 foot through truss, and 2 230 foot deck truss spans. The spans over the island are also deck trusses, but are much shorter than the others.
- Through and deck truss bridge over Susquehanna on railroad
- Havre de Grace, Harford County, Maryland, and Cecil County, Maryland
- Open to traffic
- Built 1907
- - American Bridge Co. of New York
- Main span: Pennsylvania through truss
Length of largest span: 520.0 ft.
Total length: 6,109.0 ft. (1.2 mi.)
- Also called
- Susquehanna River Bridge
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +39.56640, -76.09342 (decimal degrees)
39°33'59" N, 76°05'36" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 18/406077/4380204 (zone/easting/northing)
- USGS topographic map
- Havre De Grace
- Inventory number
- BH 52605 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- September 25, 2012: Updated by Jann Mayer: Added description and photos
- June 2, 2012: Added by Rachel Lipton
- Rachel Lipton
- Jann Mayer - jannmayer [at] gmail [dot] com