This is an unusual stone bridge built in the early 20th century to provide passage over a tidal inlet. The form of stone cribwork was chosen so that water could pass through the structure in response to tidal action. Its overall length is 1120 feet.
Jean P. Yearby, HAER, 1985 `
Length of largest span: 52.2 ft.
Total length: 1,167.1 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Wills Strait Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.74889, -69.98889(decimal degrees) 43°44'56" N, 69°59'20" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
USGS topographic map
ME 2033 (Maine bridge number)
BH 38144 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2011)
Deck condition rating: Very Good(8 out of 9) Superstructure condition rating: Very Good(8 out of 9) Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory(6 out of 9) Sufficiency rating: 49.2 (out of 100)