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Fort Kent International Bridge

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Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Saint John River on US 1 in Fort Kent
Location
Fort Kent, Aroostook County, Maine
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1929, demolished in september 2014
Builder
- Dominion Bridge Co. of Montréal, Québec, Canada
Design
Pennsylvania through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 240.2 ft.
Total length: 731.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.6 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Saint John River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.24923, -68.60387   (decimal degrees)
47°14'57" N, 68°36'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/529975/5232936 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fort Kent South
Inventory numbers
ME 2398 (Maine bridge number)
BH 19824 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2013)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 11.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
950

Update Log 

  • February 15, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • September 8, 2015: New Street View added by Elliott Johnson
  • December 4, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • July 19, 2014: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • November 4, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "International Border Crossing", "Canada"
  • November 4, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • August 29, 2012: New photo from Jacob P. Bernard
  • April 12, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Updated GPS and info.

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