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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
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Slated for demolition and replacement.
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 

  • 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.