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Bush River Bridge. Bush River, Hareford Co., MD. Sec. 1201, MP 72.14. - Northeast Railroad Corridor, Amtrak route between District of Columbia-Maryland state line and Maryland HAER MD,4-BALT,147-40
Amtrak bridge crossing Bush River

Bush River is a tidal estuary in Harford County, Maryland, located about 15 mi (24 km) northeast of Baltimore. The estuary extends from the community of Riverside, south for about 9 mi (14 km), to the Chesapeake Bay. The watershed area of tidal Bush River is 125 mi2 (320 km2), and includes Aberdeen Proving Ground, a military facility.


Bush River has three principal tributaries: Bush Creek, Church Creek and Otter Point Creek. The smaller tributaries are:

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