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This is a list of all 3 bridges from the suspension bridge inventory for the state Rhode Island. Wherever you see a "Bridgemeister ID" number you can click it to isolate the bridge on its own page. Click here to go to the list of states.
1929 Mount Hope
Bristol and Portsmouth, Rhode Island, USA (Mount Hope Bay)
Bridgemeister ID:163
Structurae ID:0000565
O'Donnell ID:769
Coordinates:N 41.64 W 71.25833
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, ADDS, ENR19290411a, ENR19290411b, ENR19290411c, GBD, PTS2
Principals:Robinson and Steinman
Use:Vehicular (with walkway)
Status:In use (last checked, 2005)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:1,200f
Side spans:2 x 504f
Deck width:34f
Photo by Steven Smith Photo by Wayne Grodkiewicz
1930 Slade's
Rockville vicinity, Rhode Island, USA (Yawgoog Pond)
Bridgemeister ID:1642
Principals:Paul W. Slade
Use:Footbridge
Status:Removed, 1948
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Main span:195f
1969 Claiborne Pell (Newport, Newport-Pell)
Newport and Jamestown, Rhode Island, USA (Narragansett Bay)
Bridgemeister ID:226
Structurae ID:0000541
O'Donnell ID:771
Coordinates:N 41.505 W 71.34166
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:BPL
Principals:Parsons, Brinkerhoff, Quade, Douglas
Use:Vehicular (four-lane)
Status:In use (last checked, 2007)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:3
Main span:1,600f
Side spans:2 x 687f
Photo by Wayne Grodkiewicz Photo by Michael Levy

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