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Edmundston-Madawaska Bridge

Photo 

The bridge to Canada.

Photo taken by Panoramio user JBTHEMILKER

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs (CC BY-ND)

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BH Photo #269284

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over St. John River on Bridge Street in Madawaska
Location
Madawaska, Aroostook County, Maine
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Demolition and replacement planned for 2021
History
Built 1921; rehabilitated 2001
Design
Pennsylvania through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 234.9 ft.
Total length: 949.2 ft.
Deck width: 20.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.3 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.36000, -68.32861   (decimal degrees)
47°21'36" N, 68°19'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/550698/5245389 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Madawaska
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
2,640
Inventory numbers
ME 2399 (Maine bridge number)
BH 19823 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 23.6 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 2, 2020: Updated by Nick Boppel: Bridge is doomed - to be replaced in 2021. No further details available
  • July 5, 2015: Updated by Ian Martin: Specified truss type
  • September 25, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • October 28, 2013: New Street View added by Roger Deschner
  • October 28, 2013: Photo imported by Dave King

Sources 

  • Roger Deschner - rogerdeschner [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Ian Martin
  • Nick Boppel - nickboppel01 [at] gmail [dot] com