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Kent Island Narrow Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Daniel McFarland

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BH Photo #154058

Map 

Street Views 

Video 

Kent Narrows Drawbridge

The old Kent Narrows Drawbridge opening for a sailboat. Sept 27, 2009.

Video posted by Moorez TV

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Facts 

Overview
Bascule bridge over Kent Island Narrow on MD 18B in Chester
Location
Queen Anne's County, Maryland
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1951; rehabilitated 1982
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 74.2 ft.
Total length: 663.1 ft.
Deck width: 58.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.97000, -76.24833   (decimal degrees)
38°58'12" N, 76°14'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/391857/4314188 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Queenstown
Inventory number
BH 19757 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 82.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
2,442

Update Log 

  • December 23, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • December 1, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • February 25, 2015: New video from Douglas Butler
  • June 25, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • November 6, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • February 1, 2010: New photo from Daniel McFarland

Sources 

  • Daniel McFarland
  • Douglas Butler
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Kent Island Narrow Bridge
Posted July 4, 2017, by Nathan Delaplaine (ndelaplaine [at] gmail [dot] com)

The date on the original drawbridge said 1952 while the date on the older replacement bridge said 1982.