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List of crossings of the Potomac River

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List of crossings of the Potomac River

This is a list of bridges and other crossings of the Potomac River and its North and South branches.

Contents

  • Potomac River 1
    • Upper Potomac crossings 1.1
    • Lower and tidal Potomac crossings 1.2
  • North Branch Potomac River 2
    • North Branch dams 2.1
    • North Branch bridges 2.2
  • South Branch Potomac River 3
    • South Branch bridges 3.1
  • North Fork South Branch Potomac River 4
    • North Fork bridges 4.1
  • References 5
  • See also 6

Potomac River

Upper Potomac crossings

Bridge Route Location Coordinates
Paw Paw Bridge WV 9
MD 51
Paw Paw, WV / Allegany County, MD
Upper Magnolia Cut Off Bridge CSX Cumberland Subdivision Magnolia, WV / Allegany County, MD
Lower Magnolia Cut Off Bridge CSX Cumberland Subdivision Magnolia, WV / Allegany County, MD
US 522 Bridge US 522 Hancock, MD
Lurgan Subdivision Bridge CSX Lurgan Subdivision
US 11 Bridge US 11 Falling Waters, WV / Williamsport, MD
I-81 Potomac River Bridge I‑81 Falling Waters, WV / Williamsport, MD
Railroad Bridge Berkely County, WV / Williamsport, MD
James Rumsey Bridge WV 480
MD 34
Shepherdstown, WV / Washington County, MD
Shepherdstown Railroad Bridge Norfolk Southern Shepherdstown, WV / Washington County, MD
Old B&O Mainline Bridge CSX Cumberland Subdivision Harper's Ferry, WV / Washington County, MD
Shenandoah Sub Bridge CSX Shenandoah Subdivision Harper's Ferry, WV / Washington County, MD
Bollman Truss Bridge (abutments)[1] CSX Harper's Ferry, WV / Washington County, MD
Sandy Hook Bridge US 340 Loudoun Heights, VA / Washington County, MD
Brunswick Bridge SR 287
MD 17
Lovettsville, VA / Brunswick, MD
Point of Rocks Bridge US 15 Loudoun County, VA / Point of Rocks, MD
White's Ferry SR 655
MD 107
Loudoun County, VA / Montgomery County, MD

Lower and tidal Potomac crossings

Bridge Route Location Coordinates
American Legion Memorial Bridge I‑495 (Capital Beltway) Fairfax County, VA / Montgomery County, MD
Chain Bridge SR 123
Clara Barton Parkway
Arlington, VA / Washington, D.C.
Francis Scott Key Bridge US 29 Washington, D.C.)
Rosslyn Tunnel WMATA Blue Line
WMATA Orange Line
Washington, D.C.)
Theodore Roosevelt Bridge I‑66 / US 50 Arlington, VA / Washington, D.C.
Arlington Memorial Bridge Washington, D.C.
George Mason Memorial Bridge I‑395 south / US 1 south Arlington, VA / Washington, D.C.
Rochambeau Memorial Bridge I‑395 (HOV) Arlington, VA / Washington, D.C.
Arland D. Williams Jr. Memorial Bridge I‑395 north / US 1 north Arlington, VA / Washington, D.C.
Charles R. Fenwick Bridge WMATA Yellow Line Arlington, VA / Washington, D.C.
Long Bridge CSX RF&P Subdivision Arlington, VA / Washington, D.C.
Woodrow Wilson Bridge I‑95 / I‑495 (Capital Beltway) Governor Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge US 301 Charles County, MD

North Branch Potomac River

North Branch dams

Dam Impoundment name Location Coordinates
Jennings Randolph Dam Jennings Randolph Lake Mineral County, WV / Garrett County, MD
NewPage Dam The Boons Mineral County / Luke, MD
Cumberland Flood Control Dam Kelly Springfield Eddy Ridgeley, WV / Cumberland, MD

North Branch bridges

Bridge Route Location Coordinates
Kempton Bridge CR 120 (Kempton Road) Kempton, MD
Wilson Bridge CR 903 (Wilson Road) Wilson, MD / WV
Bayard Bridge CR 902 (Bayard-Corona Road) Bayard, WV
US 50 Bridge US 50 (Northwestern Turnpike) Gormania, WV / Gorman, MD
rail bridge CSX Thomas Subdivision
Kitzmiller Bridge WV 42
MD 38
Blaine, WV / Kitzmiller, MD
rail bridge CSX Thomas Subdivision
rail bridge CSX Thomas Subdivision
B&O Railroad Stone Arch Bridge CSX Mountain Subdivision Beryl, WV / Bloomington, MD
WV 46 Bridge WV 46 Beryl, WV / Bloomington, MD
rail bridge CSX Thomas Subdivision
Abandoned Bridge Piedmont, WV
NewPage Paper Bridge NewPage Corporation paper mill Piedmont, WV / Luke, MD
Piedmont Bridge WV 46 Piedmont, WV / Westernport, MD
World War II Memorial Bridge US 220 Keyser, WV / McCoole, MD
21st B&O Railroad Bridge CSX Keyser, WV
Route 956 Bridge WV 956
MD 956
Rocket Center, WV / Pinto, MD
Western Maryland Scenic Railroad Bridge Western Maryland Scenic Railroad Ridgeley, WV / Cumberland, MD
Ridgeley Bridge
WV 28 Alt. (Bridge Street)
Ridgeley, WV / Cumberland, MD
C&O Canal Parkway Bridge WV 28 (C&O Canal Parkway) Wiley Ford, WV / Cumberland, MD
rail bridge CSX Cumberland Subdivision
Low Water Toll Bridge CR 1 (Green Spring Road) Green Spring, WV / Oldtown, MD

South Branch Potomac River

South Branch bridges

Bridge Route Location (WV) Coordinates
CR 25 Bridge CR 25 (Moyers Gap Road) Cave / Moatstown
Johnstown Road Bridge CR 23 (Johnstown Road) Franklin
Dickinson Mountain Road Connector Bridge CR 2207 (Dickenson Mountain Road) Franklin
CR 220/12 Bridge CR 22012 Franklin
US 33 Bridge US 33 Franklin
Schmucker Road Bridge CR 11 (Schmucker Road) Upper Tract
Upper Tract Bridge US 220 Upper Tract
Petersburg Bridge US 220 Petersburg
Welton Bridge US 220 / WV 28 / WV 55 Welton
Fisher Bridge South Fisher
Fisher Bridge CR 103 (Fisher-Moorefield Road) Fisher/Moorefield
Old Fields Bridge US 220 / WV 28 Old Fields
Sycamore Wooden Tressel South Branch Valley Railroad Sycamore
Sector-Glebe Bridge (Partially Destroyed) CR 83 (Fleming-Sector Road) Sector/Glebe
Romney Bridge US 50 / WV 28 Romney
Valley View Wooden Tressel South Branch Valley Railroad Romney
Ridgedale Wooden Tressel South Branch Valley Railroad Ridgedale
John Blue Bridge WV 28 Blues Beach
Millesons Mill Bridge CR 3 (Springfield Pike) Millesons Mill
B&O Railroad Bridge B&O Railroad Mouth, Green Spring

North Fork South Branch Potomac River

North Fork bridges

Listed heading downstream from source to mouth at the South Branch Potomac River.

Bridge Route Location (WV) Coordinates
CR 19 Bridge South CR 19 (Upper North Fork Road) Cherry Grove
Bridge North CR 19 (Upper North Fork Road) Cherry Grove
Snowy Mountain Road Bridge CR 17 (Snowy Mountain Road) Cherry Grove
Teter Gap Road Bridge CR 288 (Teter Gap Road) Circleville
Circleville Bridge WV 28 Circleville
Judy Gap Bridge US 33 / WV 28 Judy Gap
Riverton Bridge CR 9 (Germany Valley Road) Riverton
Germany Valley Limestone Bridge CR 55 (Germany Valley Limestone Road) Macksville
Harper Gap Road Bridge CR 9 (Harper Gap Road) Macksville
Roy Gap Road Bridge CR 283 (Roy Gap Road) Seneca Rocks
Smoke Hole Road Bridge CR 2811 (Smoke Hole Road) Cabins

References

  1. ^ Paula Stoner Dickey and Robert M. Vogel (June 26, 1973). "National Register of Historic Places Nomination: B & O Railroad Potomac River Crossing" (pdf). National Park Service. 

See also

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