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Pine Island Arch Bridge

Photo 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #378498

Map 

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Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over West Channel Androscoggin River on Jay Dam Road
Location
Jay, Franklin County, Maine
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1914;
Builder
- Cry Brothers of Waterville, Maine
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 142.0 ft.
Total length: 285.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Also called
Adroscoggin Resevoir Bridge
Jay Bridge (S)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.50075, -70.22166   (decimal degrees)
44°30'03" N, 70°13'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/402881/4928218 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 75557 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 10, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added common name
  • February 10, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein

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Comments 

Pine Island Arch Bridge
Posted February 11, 2017, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

"Oldest wooden bridge in Maine Jay ME 15"

Probably long gone. What a shame.

Pine Island Arch Bridge
Posted February 10, 2017, by Dana and Kay Klein

Wasn't sure where this was! 1915 Postcard

Pine Island Arch Bridge
Posted February 10, 2017, by Luke

Yet another nice find, Dana!

Technically a three-fer, as there's a pony truss to the north of this one, and there used to be a through truss over the northern portion.