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Ready To Build: Susquehanna River Bridge

Parul Dubey on October 11, 2017 - in Bridges, Rail, Transportation, Video

The Ready To Build campaign showcases five critical investments – including the Susquehanna River Rail Bridge – that are vital to the realization of a renewed, modern passenger rail system. Connecting Perryville and Havre de Grace, MD, the century-old Susquehanna River Rail Bridge is the longest moveable bridge on the NEC and major bottleneck. The two-track bridge will be replaced by two new high-level bridges with a total of four tracks, allowing for speeds up to 160 mph and eliminating the need to open for maritime traffic. To view videos and materials about the Ready To Build campaign, visit nec.amtrak.com/ReadytoBuild.

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