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Dover Bridge


Photo taken by Daniel McFarland


BH Photo #142297


Street Views 


Warren truss swing bridge over Choptank River on MD 331
Talbot County, Maryland, and Caroline County, Maryland
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Construction of replacement bridge to begin 2014 and end 2016; current bridge to be preserved as fishing pier upon completion of replacement, to be left in open position
Built 1932, to be replaced by bypass bridge by 2016 and preserved as fishing pier
- J. E. Greiner Co. of Baltimore, Maryland & Chicago, Illinois (Engineer)
Warren truss swing bridge
Length of largest span: 214.9 ft.
Total length: 841.9 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.0 ft.
Also called
Choptank River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.75737, -75.99729   (decimal degrees)
38°45'27" N, 75°59'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/413256/4290247 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fowling Creek
Inventory number
BH 19764 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 46.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)

Update Log 

  • October 4, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • August 16, 2013: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: Amended to reflect pending replacement 2014-16 and planned preservation
  • March 1, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Deleted "J.E. Greiner Engineers" and just added (Engineer) onto the end of the prexisting category
  • March 1, 2013: Updated by Andy Peters: Added category "J.E. Greiner Engineers"
  • April 19, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • July 6, 2009: New photos from Daniel McFarland


  • Daniel McFarland
  • Nathan Holth
  • Andy Peters - anpete1971 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV
  • Douglas Butler