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Swing Truss Bridge in Harbor

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Baltimore, MD
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Structural Form: Steel swing truss bridge
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Technical Details: Swing bridges rotate on a pedestal, typically in the center of the span. They were built to accommodate boat traffic without having to raise a bridge to allow for clearance. This was an especially valuable technology for railroad bridges.
Image Source(s): Rachel Sangree
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