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Harry W. Kelly Memorial Bridge

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Harry W. Kelly Memorial Bridge

Ocean City MD

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #283828

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Overview
Bascule bridge over Sinepuxent Bay on US 50 in Ocean City
Location
Worcester County, Maryland
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1942
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 78.1 ft.
Total length: 2,297.0 ft. (0.4 mi.)
Deck width: 45.9 ft.
Also called
Sinepuxent Bay Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.33247, -75.09072   (decimal degrees)
38°19'57" N, 75°05'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/492070/4242708 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ocean City
Inventory number
BH 19810 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2014)
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: 41.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
21,491

Update Log 

  • July 21, 2017: New Street View added by Clark Vance
  • December 1, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • May 19, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • November 15, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: Fixed Name

Sources 

  • Nathan Holth
  • Douglas Butler
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com

Comments 

Harry W. Kelly Memorial Bridge
Posted July 21, 2017, by Nathan Delaplaine (ndelaplaine [at] gmail [dot] com)

I'm not joking, I'm serious. If you go to MDSHA Projects for Worchester County, you will find MD 611 to Baltimore Avenue. That's how.

Harry W. Kelly Memorial Bridge
Posted July 4, 2017, by Douglas Butler

Nathan Deplaplaine

How you know the double leaf bascule bridge is in service some maps can fool you the street view show that a fixed concrete bridge is present

Harry W. Kelly Memorial Bridge
Posted July 4, 2017, by Nathan Delaplaine (ndelaplaine [at] gmail [dot] com)

This drawbridge still operates, but will be replaced by a new bridge in 2035.