Oldtown, Maryland: Private Toll Bridge

Rare privately owned bridge where tolls are collected to drive on creaky wooden planks between MD and WV. Bridge open when water is not too high.

Oldtown Low Water Toll Bridge

Address:
Green Springs Rd. SE, Oldtown, MD
Directions:
South of town and Hwy 51, crosses the North Branch Potomac River between WV and MD.
Hours:
Closed when water is too high.
Admission:
Toll charge.
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Private toll bridge.

Oldtown Low Water Toll Bridge

The toll collector said it's the "only privately owned toll bridge that crosses a border." I couldn't confirm or deny it by a quick Internet search. We accidently found it while Rebecca and British Kate (the selected Garmin personality) were disagreeing on the best route from Farnham's.

[teamReames, 03/25/2015]

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