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Built in 1932, The Arlington Memorial Bridge is part of the National Register of Historic Places and is used to connect two historic sites; The Lincoln Memorial and Columbia Island. Crossing over the Potomac River, the bridge is a gateway to the Arlington National Cemetery and it is told that former President Warren G. Harding expanded the construction after sitting in a three-hour traffic jam on a visit to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. The architecture is grand and features multiple designs and horse sculptures by renowned artists Leo Friedlander and Carl Paul Jennewein. The view from the bridge is worth a stop, catch it on your way to the cemetery or the Lincoln Memorial.
The railroad bridge in Maryland is the only one left in the nation that was built in the revolutionary design in the history of American bridge engineering. It is a 160-foot (49-meter) long double-span truss bridge. Currently, it is used in the Savage Mill Trail. It was the first bridge built out of all metal to be used on railroad. It is named after its inventor, Wendel Bollman, a self-educated engineer from Baltimore.
O'Donnell Square is a good spot to head to, if you want to eat some scrumptious food at one or more of the scrumptious restaurants on the side-walk. Located in the historic neighborhood, this grassland, was named so, after Captain John O’Donnell who founded the Canton area as a plantation site in the latter part of 1700s. O'Donnell Square is also called as a park by the locals and acts as part of major crossing of the vicinity. Alternatively, you could shop at the varied outlets on either side of the square.
Chesapeake Bay Bridge is often called just Bay Bridge though its official name is Gov. William Preston Lane, Jr. Memorial Bridge. Crossing Chesapeake Bay for a distance of 4.3 miles (6.9 kilometers), it connects Anne Arundel County to Queen Anne's County in Maryland. It is the longest continuous steel structure over water in the world. The minimalist and modern architecture of this bridge delights tourists as does the panoramic view it offers. As part of U.S. Routes 301 and 50, the Bay Bridge sees heavy holiday-time and peak hour traffic. To control this traffic, the bridge has five lanes and the authorities levy a toll. The toll rate varies from the lowest for two-axle vehicles to the highest for six-axle ones.
This arched bridge spans across the Catoctin Creek and was constructed way back in 1889. This historic bridge was designed by King Iron Bridge Manufacturing Co. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.
One of the few covered bridges remaining in Maryland, the Utica Covered Bridge was constructed in 1834. Originally spanning the Monocacy River, the bridge was severely damaged by floods in 1889; it was in 1891 that the remaining half of the bridge was relocated to Fishing Creek, where it presently stands.