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Casco Bay Bridge

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Casco Bay Bridge, South Portland Maine

Photo taken by Brian Bartlett

View this photo at panoramio.com

BH Photo #271833

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Overview
Bascule bridge over Fore River on ME 77 in Portland
Location
Portland, Cumberland County, Maine
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1993-97
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 287.1 ft.
Total length: 4,748.3 ft. (0.9 mi.)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.64361, -70.25694   (decimal degrees)
43°38'37" N, 70°15'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/398623/4833058 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Portland West
Inventory numbers
ME 5900 (Maine bridge number)
BH 19831 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2015)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 85.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
33,672

Update Log 

  • December 12, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • October 13, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • June 26, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • December 21, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • December 11, 2013: Photo imported by Brian bartlett
  • November 4, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler

Comments 

Casco Bay Bridge
Posted January 28, 2014, by Anonymous

there's a swing bridge over the back bay.

Fore River Bridge
Posted June 21, 2008, by David A. Shaw (scpry [at] gwi [dot] net)

This bridge replaced the "Million Dollar Bridge" which was also a bascule bridge.