November 01, 1973
American Bridge held the general contract for the superstructure for this 32-span, 14,500' (4,420m) bay crossing the Chesapeake Bay in Annapolis, MD, which includes a 2,950' (899m) suspension bridge with a 1,600' (488m) mainspan. This contract included all work on the bridge above the concrete piers. The suspension bridge has steel towers. Deck truss is supported by main cables fabricated from 61 Preformed Parallel Wire Strands (PPWS). Roadway surface is a 6 1/2" (165mm) concrete cast-in-place on a metal deck. The crossing also includes a secondary channel through cantilever truss span of 1,719' (524m), including a main span of 780' (238m). American Bridge fabricated and erected all structural steel and manufactured the PPWS strands for the project, in addition to serving as general contractor for the superstructure contract.