Waverly Street Bridge
Waverly street bridge.jpg
Replacement bridge in January 2014
Waverly Street Bridge is located in Maryland
Waverly Street Bridge
Waverly Street Bridge is located in the United States
Waverly Street Bridge
LocationWaverly St. at Georges Creek, Westernport, Maryland
Coordinates39°29′23″N 79°2′34″W / 39.48972°N 79.04278°W / 39.48972; -79.04278Coordinates: 39°29′23″N 79°2′34″W / 39.48972°N 79.04278°W / 39.48972; -79.04278
Arealess than one acre
Built1892 (1892)
ArchitectKing Bridge Co.
Architectural stylebowstring arch truss
NRHP reference No.84001327[1]
Added to NRHPSeptember 7, 1984

The Waverly Street Bridge, also called the Westernport Bowstring Arch Truss Bridge, was a historic steel bowstring truss bridge at Westernport, Allegany County, Maryland, United States. It carried vehicular traffic on Waverly Street over George's Creek. The bridge had a span length of 108 feet (33 m). It was built in 1892, by the King Bridge Company of Cleveland, Ohio.[2]

The Waverly Street Bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984. It was demolished in 1991.[1]

See also


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ Geoffrey Henry; Mark Edwards; David Dorsey & Paula Spero (April 1984). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Waverly Street Bridge" (PDF). Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2016-01-01.

External links

  • Waverly Street Bridge, Allegany County, including undated photo, at Maryland Historical Trust
  • Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. MD-83, "Waverly Street Bridge, Spanning George's Creek, Westernport, Allegany County, MD", 11 photos, 8 measured drawings, 13 data pages, 1 photo caption page