Verrazano Bridge (Maryland)

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Verrazano Bridge
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The Verrazano Bridge
Coordinates 38°14′45″N 75°08′59″W / 38.245734°N 75.149660°W / 38.245734; -75.149660
Carries Two lanes of MD 611 and pedestrians/bicycles
Crosses Sinepuxent Bay
Locale Assateague Island, Maryland
Maintained by Maryland State Highway Administration
ID number 23018[1]
Daily traffic 5,302[1]

The Verrazano Bridge in Maryland is a bridge on Maryland Route 611 over Sinepuxent Bay that connects Assateague Island to the mainland. Like the larger and more famous Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, it is named for Giovanni da Verrazzano. The crossing contains two spans, one carrying automobiles and the other carrying pedestrians and bicycles.[2]


  1. ^ a b Maryland State Highway Administration (2009). "Highway Location Reference: Worcester County" (PDF). Retrieved August 22, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Verrazano Bridge". National Historical Marker Database. Retrieved August 22, 2010. 

Coordinates: 38°14′45″N 75°08′59″W / 38.245734°N 75.149660°W / 38.245734; -75.149660