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Dover Bridge


Photo taken by Daniel McFarland


BH Photo #142297



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
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
Inventory number
BH 19764 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 46.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

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