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MERR- US1 Overpass

Photos 

c.1946 RR Bridge over the Leeman Highway, Brunswick, Maine

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BH Photo #298638

Map 

Description 

US 1 crossing on the former MEC "Lower Road" to Waterville via Augusta. Currently out of service but intact (not abandoned) and is being eyed for a possible Downeaster extension.

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over US1 on Maine Eastern Railroad
Location
Brunswick, Cumberland County, Maine
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1961
Railroads
- Maine Central Railroad (MEC)
- Maine Eastern Railroad (MERR)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Total length: 185.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.91928, -69.95606   (decimal degrees)
43°55'09" N, 69°57'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/423244/4863351 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brunswick
Inventory numbers
ME 5886 (Maine bridge number)
BH 61887 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 7, 2014: Updated by Ian Martin: Added categories "Maine Eastern Railroad", "Railroad", "Boston & Maine Railroad", "US 1"
  • October 7, 2014: Photo imported by Brian Bartlett
  • July 24, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars

Comments 

MERR- US1 Overpass
Posted June 2, 2015, by Ralph Demars (ralphdemars12 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge is open.