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Miles River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Daniel McFarland

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BH Photo #147776

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Originally there was a wooden bridge here which was replaced with a concrete bascule bridge in 1913 - according to a comment on Sassafras River bridge, http://bridgehunter.com/md/kent/100000140006010/

Facts 

Overview
Bascule bridge over Miles River on MD 370
Location
Talbot County, Maryland
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1984
Builder
- Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 73.2 ft.
Total length: 1,278.9 ft.
Deck width: 27.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.79433, -76.12597   (decimal degrees)
38°47'40" N, 76°07'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/402217/4294555 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Saint Michaels
Inventory number
BH 19766 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 80.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
2,540

Update Log 

  • July 4, 2017: Updated by Fmiser: Added info about previous bridges here.
  • March 26, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • September 26, 2013: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • October 17, 2009: New photos from Daniel McFarland

Sources 

  • Daniel McFarland
  • Douglas Butler
  • Fmiser - fmiser [at] gmail [dot] com