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Center Bridge

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1937 Center Bridge over the Androscoggin River, Turner, Maine

Photo taken by Brian Bartlett

View this photo at panoramio.com

BH Photo #281146

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Androscoggin River on Center Bridge Road in Turner
Location
Androscoggin County, Maine
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1937
Design
Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 225.1 ft.
Total length: 456.1 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.25651, -70.17920   (decimal degrees)
44°15'23" N, 70°10'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/405866/4901039 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Turner Center
Inventory numbers
ME 3426 (Maine bridge number)
BH 19813 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2015)
Deck condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 91.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
2,470

Update Log 

  • November 6, 2017: Updated by Nathan Holth: Demolished and replaced.
  • July 5, 2015: Updated by Ian Martin: Specified truss type
  • January 5, 2015: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • April 2, 2014: Photo imported by Brian Bartlett
  • December 19, 2013: Updated by Brian bartlett: Corrected overview
  • July 5, 2012: New Street View added by K. A. Erickson
  • July 5, 2012: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.

Sources 

  • Nathan Holth
  • K. A. Erickson
  • Brian Bartlett - worumbo54 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Ian Martin

Comments 

Center Bridge
Posted April 19, 2016, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Unfortunately Maine is quite good at that Bruce!

Center Bridge
Posted April 18, 2016, by Bruce G (mrbginn [at] gmail [dot] com)

Went to find a steel grate bridge this weekend only to find this bridge has been replaced

Center Bridge
Posted October 13, 2015, by Anonymous

The bridge is gone.