New Sharon Bridge
New Sharon Truss Bridge
Photo taken by C Hanchey in October 2009
BH Photo #148035
At the time of demolition, this was the last known surviving pin-connected highway truss in the entire state of Maine.
- Through truss bridge over Sandy River on Town Way in New Sharon
- New Sharon, Franklin County, Maine
- Demolished on February 27, 2014.
- Built 1916 by the Groton Bridge Co., Demolished on February 27, 2014.
- - Groton Bridge Co. of Groton, New York
- Pennsylvania through truss
Length of largest span: 263.1 ft.
Total length: 268.1 ft.
Deck width: 18.4 ft.
- Also called
- Sandy River Bridge
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +44.63806, -70.01500 (decimal degrees)
44°38'17" N, 70°00'54" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 19/419500/4943245 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- New Sharon
- Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
- Inventory numbers
- ME 2608 (Maine bridge number)
NRHP 99001189 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 19839 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection report (as of April 2013)
- Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 17 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com
- May 9, 2017: New photo from Chester Gehman
- February 28, 2014: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added detail about bridge significance and demolition date.
- February 28, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Demolished
- November 22, 2013: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.
- April 13, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
- October 23, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey: Bridge is on the National Register; Added bridge builder