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Million Dollar Bridge

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Overview
Lost Concrete stringer bridge over Fore River on ME 77 in Portland
Location
Portland, Cumberland County, Maine
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1916, replaced in 1993-98
Design
Concrete stringer with steel bascule span
Also called
Portland Bridge
State Street Viaduct
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.64077, -70.25746   (decimal degrees)
43°38'27" N, 70°15'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/398577/4832743 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Portland West
Inventory number
BH 53330 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bascule (1,024)
Beam (11,969)
Built 1916 (628)
Built during 1910s (8,762)
Concrete stringer (603)
Cumberland County, Maine (72)
Lost (18,697)
Lost 1998 (386)
Lost during 1990s (3,707)
Maine (588)
Movable (2,705)
Owned by state (13,689)
Portland, Maine (11)
Replaced by new bridge (12,393)

Update Log 

  • September 14, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • August 29, 2012: Added by Jacob P. Bernard

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