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Harry W. Kelley Memorial Bridge

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Harry W. Kelly Memorial Bridge

Ocean City MD

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #283828

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Facts 

Overview
Deck girder bascule bridge over Sinepuxent Bay on US 50 in Ocean City
Location
Worcester County, Maryland
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1942
Design
Deck plate girder 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
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
21,491
Inventory number
BH 19810 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2018)
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: 37.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Bascule (1,084)
Built 1942 (264)
Built during 1940s (4,233)
Deck girder (6,303)
Girder (11,169)
Have street view (28,892)
Maryland (826)
Movable (3,114)
Navigable waterway (2,204)
Open (40,968)
Owned by state (16,553)
Plate girder (8,724)
Skewed (5,012)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,651)
Total length 1000-2500 feet (1,991)
US 50 (109)
Worcester County, Maryland (8)

Update Log 

  • April 21, 2021: Updated by Geoff Hubbs: Corrected status
  • February 26, 2021: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • 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
  • Geoff Hubbs

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.