Top Ranked Maryland Bridges

Booth's Mill Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
Rated 100% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over Antietam Creek on Route 68 in Lappans
Good
Vinegar Hill Road Bridge (Baltimore County, Maryland)
Rated 99% with 4 votes
Through truss bridge over Little Gunpowder Falls on Vinegar Hill Road in Kingsville
Open to traffic
Built 1894; rehabilitated 2000
New Bridge Road Bridge (Cecil County, Maryland)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Octoraro Creek on New Bridge Road
Open to traffic
Built 1884
Monocacy River Bridge (Frederick County, Maryland)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Monocacy River on MD 28
Open to traffic
Built 1931
Saul Road Bridge (Montgomery County, Maryland)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Steel arch bridge over Silver Creek on Saul Road
Open to traffic
Built 1940 Recon 1996
Broadfording Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over Conococheague Creek on Broadfording Road in Maugansville
Open to traffic
Built 1829; rehabilitated 2005
CSX - McCoys Ferry Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Girder bridge over McCoys Ferry Rd on Western Maryland Railroad

University Parkway Bridge (Baltimore, Maryland)
Rated 99% with 2 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Stoney Run and former Maryland and Pennsylvania RR right of way on University Parkway in Baltimore
Open to traffic
Built 1908
Cuba Road Bridge (Baltimore County, Maryland)
Rated 98% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Western Run on Cuba Road
Open to traffic
Built 1893 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1979
Elmhirst Parkway Bridge (Montgomery County, Maryland)
Rated 98% with 5 votes
Steel arch bridge over Rock Creek Tributary on Elmhirst Parkway in Bethesda
Open to traffic
Built 1940
Funkstown Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
Rated 98% with 3 votes
Stone arch bridge over Antietam Creek on US 40 ALT
Open to traffic
Built 1823; widened 1931 by H.O. Williar Jr. (Chief Engineer); W.C. Hopkins (Bridge Engineer)
Wilson's Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
Rated 98% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over Conococheague Creek on National Pike
Open to pedestrians
Built 1819 by Silas Harry; closed to traffic June 1972 after suffering damage from Hurricane Agnes
Chessie - Long Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
Rated 98% with 2 votes
Bridge over Antietam Creek on Formerly B&O/CSX
Removed completely, piers visible on google & bing maps
HAER says initial construction 1896; however NR says 1867; CSX abandoned the railroad line in the late 1970s or 1980s
Old York Road Bridge (Baltimore County, Maryland)
Rated 97% with 3 votes
Stone arch bridge over Little Falls on Old York Road (Md. 463)
Open to traffic
Built 1809; believed to be oldest bridge on Maryland road system
Basin Run Railroad Bridge (Cecil County, Maryland)
Rated 97% with 2 votes
Abandoned through truss bridge over Basin Run Creek on Railroad
Derelict/abandoned
Kensington Parkway Bridge (Montgomery County, Maryland)
Rated 97% with 2 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Silver Creek on Kensington Parkway in Kensington
Open to traffic
Built 1940
Antietam Ironworks Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
Rated 97% with 3 votes
Stone arch bridge over Antietam Creek on Harpers Ferry Road in Sharpsburg
Open to traffic
Built 1832
Poffenberger Road Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
Rated 97% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over Antietam Creek on Poffenberger Road in Funkstown
Open to traffic
Built 1841; rehabilitated 1979
Old Lombard Street Iron Bridge (Baltimore, Maryland)
Rated 97% with 2 votes
Abandoned pony truss bridge in storage for potential reuse/preservation
In Storage
Built 1877, disassembled and moved for storage ca. 1975
Griffith Road Bridge (Montgomery County, Maryland)
Rated 96% with 3 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Hawlings River on Griffith Road in Laytonsville
Open to traffic
Built 1920
Conococheague Creek Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
Rated 96% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Conococheague Creek on MD 494
Open to traffic
Built 1932
River Park Road Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
Rated 96% with 4 votes
Pony truss bridge over C&O Canal on River Park Road
Open to traffic
Built 1879; rehabilitated 1985
CSX - Big Pool Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
Rated 96% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Potomac River on CSX Railroad

Jericho Covered Bridge 20-03-01 / 20-12-01 (Baltimore County, Maryland)
Rated 95% with 2 votes
Burr arch-truss bridge over Little Gunpowder Falls on Jericho Road
Open to traffic
built 1865, queenpost added 1937, stringers added 1982, heavily renovated 2015
CSX - Oliver Viaduct (Baltimore County, Maryland)
Rated 95% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over Tiber River and (Formerly) Baltimore & Frederick Turnpike on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic
Built 1829, Spans over Baltimore & Frederick Turnpike/Main Street removed 1931 and replaced.
Catoctin Furnace Bridge (Frederick County, Maryland)
Rated 95% with 6 votes
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Little Hunting Creek on a pedestrian path
Open to pedestrians
Built ca. 1872
Devil's Backbone Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
Rated 95% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over Beaver Creek on "Route 68/ just West of Alt Route 40/ The Old National Pike"
Open to traffic
Built 1824
Loch Raven Reservoir Bridge (Baltimore County, Maryland)
Rated 94% with 7 votes
Three-span through truss bridge over Loch Raven Reservoir / Gunpowder Falls on Warren Road (old MD 143)
Open to traffic
Built 1923; rehabilitated 1994
Bollman Bridge (Howard County, Maryland)
Rated 94% with 13 votes
Bollman through truss bridge over Little Patuxent River in Savage, near the intersection of Goman Road and Foundry Street
Open to pedestrians
Built for the main line of the B&O Railroad in 1869. Moved to present location around 1887. Remained in service until 1947. Restored in 1968 (perhaps 1983).
CSX - Germantown Overpass (Montgomery County, Maryland)
Rated 94% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over Game Preserve Road on CSX Railroad in Germantown
Open to traffic
White's Ferry Bridge (Montgomery County, Maryland)
Rated 94% with 3 votes
Abandoned iron truss bridge over C&O Canal
Abandoned
Built May-June 1876 to replace earlier bridge dating to 1866
Conococheague Creek Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
Rated 94% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over Conococheague Creek on MD 68 (Clearspring Rd.)
Open to traffic
Built 1829; rehabilitated 1987
Rose's Mill Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
Rated 94% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over Antietam Creek on Garis Shop Road in Funkstown
Open to traffic
Built 1839; rehabilitated 1979
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Lift Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
Rated 94% with 2 votes
Girder bridge over C&O Canal
Closed to all traffic
Currently owned by Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park
McCoy's Ferry C&O Canal Arch Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
Rated 94% with 5 votes
Stone arch bridge over McCoy's Ferry Road

Howard Street Bridge (Baltimore, Maryland)
Rated 94% with 2 votes
Steel through arch bridge over I-83 on Howard Street in Baltimore
Open to traffic
Built 1928; rehabilitated 1981
Hanover Street Bascule Bridge (Baltimore, Maryland)
Rated 93% with 2 votes
Bascule bridge over Middle Branch of Patapsco River on Hanover Street in Baltimore
Open to traffic
Built 1916; rehabilitated 1971 and 1992
Huntingdon Avenue Bridge (Baltimore, Maryland)
Rated 93% with 4 votes
Stone arch bridge over CSX Railroad on Huntingdon Avenue in Baltimore
Open to traffic
Built 1900; rehabilitated 1914
Ma & Pa - York Road Overpass (Baltimore County, Maryland)
Rated 91% with 2 votes
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over York Road on Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad
Removed but not replaced
Simpsons Mill Road Bridge (Frederick County, Maryland)
Rated 91% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Little Pipe Creek on Simpsons Mill Road
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1890; rehabilitated 1998
Thomas J. Hatem Memorial Bridge (Harford County, Maryland)
Rated 90% with 4 votes
Through arch bridge over Susquehanna River on US 40 in Havre de Grace
Open to traffic
Built 1939; rehabilitated 1988
Hancock Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
Rated 90% with 3 votes
Deck truss bridge over Potomac River on US 522 in Bartonsville
Open to traffic
Built 1937
Amtrak - Susquehanna River Bridge (Harford County, Maryland)
Rated 89% with 4 votes
Through and deck truss bridge with swing spans over Susquehanna River on Amtrak between Harvre de Grace and Perryville
Open to rail traffic
Built 1904-06
CSX - Thomas Viaduct (Howard County, Maryland)
Rated 89% with 4 votes
Eight-span stone arch bridge over Patapsco River on the B&O Railroad between Relay and Elkridge
Open to traffic
Built 1835
Kent Street Bridge (Montgomery County, Maryland)
Rated 88% with 2 votes
Steel arch bridge over Silver Creek on Kent Street in Kensington
Open to traffic
Built 1940
Burnside's Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
Rated 88% with 4 votes
Stone arch bridge over Antietam Creek on Antietam National Battlefield
Open to pedestrian traffic on the battlefield
Built 1836
WM - Spring Garden Swingbridge (Baltimore, Maryland)
Rated 88% with 3 votes
Abandoned through truss swing bridge over Spring Garden Channel, Patapsco River on former Western Maryland Railway
Derelict/abandoned
Built 1903, abandoned 1980s
WM - Wills Creek Bridge (Allegany County, Maryland)
Rated 87% with 2 votes
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Wills Creek on Western Maryland Railway
Bridge leads to a parking lot and the track ends
Built 1936
Laurel Streetcar Line Bridge (Prince George's County, Maryland)
Rated 87% with 3 votes
Abandoned brick arch bridge over a tributary of Indian Creek on the former City and Suburban Electric Railroad
Abandoned
WW - Potomac River Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
Rated 87% with 2 votes
Girder bridge over Potomac River on Winchester & Western Railroad

Old Paper Mill Bridge (Baltimore County, Maryland)
Rated 86% with 9 votes
Bridge over Loch Raven Reservoir (Gunpowder Falls) on an old alignment of Paper Mill Rd
Closed to all traffic
Built 1922; bypassed 2000; rehabilitated in 1968 and again as historic landmark in 2007
Casselman Bridge (Garrett County, Maryland)
Rated 86% with 3 votes
Stone arch bridge over Casselman River on Old US 40, east of Grantsville
Closed To All But Pedestrians in Casselman River Bridge State Park
Built 1813 by David Shriver, Jr.
Baltimore Road Bridge (Montgomery County, Maryland)
Rated 85% with 2 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Rock Creek on Baltimore Road in Rockville
Open to traffic
Built 1911
Funkstown Bridge No. 2 (Washington County, Maryland)
Rated 85% with 2 votes
Stone arch bridge over Antietam Creek on East Oak Ridge Drive in Funkstown
Open to traffic
Built 1833; rehabilitated 1983
Baltimore Street Bridge (Baltimore, Maryland)
Rated 85% with 2 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Gwynns Falls and CSX Railroad on Baltimore Street in Baltimore
Open to traffic
Built 1931; rehabilitated 2000
Old Williams Road Bridge (Allegany County, Maryland)
Rated 84% with 3 votes
Pratt pony truss bridge over Town Creek on Old Williams Road
Closed to all traffic
Built 1910; rehabilitated 1977
Oldtown Low-Water Toll Bridge (Allegany County, Maryland)
Rated 83% with 4 votes
Steel stringer bridge over North Branch of Potomac River on Green Spring Road
Open to traffic
Built 1937; rehabilitated 1996
WM - Roby Hollow Creek Arch (Allegany County, Maryland)
Rated 83% with 6 votes
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Roby Hollow Creek on Abandoned Western Maryland Railway
Abandoned
Bullfrog Road Bridge (Frederick County, Maryland)
Rated 83% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Monocacy River on Bullfrog Road
Open to traffic
Built 1908 by the York Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1995
Old National Road Monacacy River Bridge (Frederick County, Maryland)
Rated 83% with 2 votes
Lost Bridge over Monocacy River on former National Road
Replaced by new bridge
CSX - Carrollton Viaduct (Baltimore, Maryland)
Rated 83% with 3 votes
Stone arch bridge over Gwynn's Falls
Open to traffic
Built in 1829 for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, this is the oldest railroad bridge in the world still in use.
CSX - Patapsco River Bridge (Baltimore County, Maryland)
Rated 82% with 5 votes
Through truss bridge over Patapsco River, Ilchester Road on CSX Railroad (formerly B&O Railroad Old Main Line)
Open to traffic
Built 1902 by the American Bridge Company; once carried 2 tracks
Friends Creek Road Bridge (Frederick County, Maryland)
Rated 82% with 2 votes
Pony truss bridge over Friends Creek on Friends Creek Road
Open to traffic
Built 1910; rehabilitated 2002
Mumma Ford Road Bridge (Carroll County, Maryland)
Rated 80% with 3 votes
Through truss bridge over Monocacy River on Mumma Ford Road
Open to traffic
Built 1911; rehabilitated 1988 and summer 2011
WM - High Germany Road Overpass (Allegany County, Maryland)
Rated 79% with 2 votes
Abandoned arch bridge over High Germany Road on Railroad (WM)
Abandoned
Built 1904
Francis Scott Key Bridge (Baltimore, Maryland)
Rated 79% with 5 votes
Steel through arch bridge over Patapsco River/Baltimore Harbor on Maryland Route 695 (Interstate 695)
Open to traffic
Built 1976
Cabin John Aqueduct Bridge (Montgomery County, Maryland)
Rated 78% with 5 votes
Stone arch bridge over Cabin John Creek on Macarthur Blvd.
Open to traffic
Built 1853-63; rehabilitated 2001
B&O - Wilkins-Rogers Flour Mill Bridge (Baltimore County, Maryland)
Rated 77% with 2 votes
Pratt through truss bridge over Patapsco River on B&O Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic
Built c1880s to replace earlier covered bridge built c1830
Fourpoints Bridge (Frederick County, Maryland)
Rated 77% with 6 votes
Through truss bridge over Tom's Creek on Keysville Road
Open to traffic
Built ca. 1876 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1997
Wilson Lane Trolley Trestle (Montgomery County, Maryland)
Rated 77% with 3 votes
Abandoned trestle on abandoned trolley right-of-way
Abandoned
Built ca. 1895
WMSR/GAP - Brush Tunnel (Allegany County, Maryland)
Rated 76% with 3 votes
Tunnelon Western Maryland Scenic Railroad & Great Allegheny Passage
Open to traffic
Old Mill Road Bridge (Frederick County, Maryland)
Rated 75% with 2 votes
Through truss bridge over Owens Creek on Old Mill Road
Open to traffic
Built 1882 by the Pittsburgh Bridge Co.
Chesapeake Bay Bridge (Anne Arundel County, Maryland)
Rated 73% with 7 votes
Pair of suspension and cantilever truss bridges over Chesapeake Bay on US 50
Open to traffic
Original two-lane spans with through-truss suspension bridge and regular cantilever design built 1949-52 and opened 1952; second three-lane span with deck suspension and arched cantilever opened 1973; rehabilitated 1988
Haviland Mill Road Bridge (Montgomery County, Maryland)
Rated 73% with 2 votes
Concrete arch bridge over Hawlings River on Haviland Mill Road in Brookeville
Open to traffic
Built 1900
Bay View Junction Overpass (Baltimore, Maryland)
Rated 73% with 2 votes
Whipple through truss bridge over Railroad (Amtrak) on Railroad (CSX)
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1885, replaced with through plate girder 2016