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Point of Rocks Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Daniel McFarland in November 2006

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BH Photo #160145

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Potomac River on US 15
Location
Point of Rocks, Frederick County, Maryland
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1939; rehabilitated 1980
Design
Camelback through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 168.0 ft.
Total length: 1,699.2 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.27297, -77.54498   (decimal degrees)
39°16'23" N, 77°32'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/280460/4350156 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Point of Rocks
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
16,050
Inventory number
BH 19680 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 40.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 23, 2020: Updated by Nick Boppel: Fix name & map marker
  • June 28, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • November 6, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • March 31, 2010: New photos from Daniel McFarland

Sources 

  • Daniel McFarland
  • Geoff Hubbs
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Nick Boppel - nickboppel01 [at] gmail [dot] com