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Category 3 - Major Highway Structures - Over $10 Million

Award of Merit

Photo: The United States Naval Academy Bridge


The United States Naval Academy Bridge

MD Route 450 over the Severn River, Annapolis, Maryland


Designer:Greiner, Inc./Leonhardt, Andra and Partner
Contractor:Cianbro Corporation

The design of this $34 million bridge evolved through an innovative international bridge competition co-sponsored by the Maryland State Highway Administration and the Governor's Office of Art and Culture. The winning entry combined engineering excellence with aesthetics and was selected by a diverse jury representing the numerous aspects and concerns of this important site. The structure was officially named the U.S. Naval Academy Bridge in commemoration of the Academy's 150th anniversary.

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