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Otter Cove Bridge

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1938 Otter Cove Bridge, Acadia National Park

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BH Photo #305501

Map 

Street Views 

Description 

The triple-arched Otter Cove Causeway spans Otter Cove, connecting Otter Point with the Blackwoods section of the park. One of the most impressive structures along the Park Loop Motor Road, the causeway gently curves along the ocean's edge, affording spectacular views of the Otter Cove inlet and the open sea.

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Otter Cove Creek on One-Way Park Loop
Location
Hancock County, Maine
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1938; rehabilitated 1973
Builders
- J.M. Francesca & Co. of Fayetteville, West Virginia
- Sammons, Robertson & Henry
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 17.1 ft.
Total length: 48.9 ft.
Deck width: 26.6 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.31656, -68.20051   (decimal degrees)
44°18'60" N, 68°12'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/563756/4907344 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Seal Harbor
Inventory number
BH 19851 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2014)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 90.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
843

Update Log 

  • December 15, 2016: New Street View added by Luke
  • February 23, 2015: Photo imported by Dave King
  • December 25, 2014: HAER photos posted by Dave King
  • October 22, 2014: Photo imported by Brian Bartlett
  • September 8, 2011: Updated by Luke Harden: Edited name and map, added photograph and street view.

Sources 

  • Luke
  • HAER ME-19 - Otter Creek Cove Bridge & Causeway, Spanning Otter Creek Cove on Park Loop Road, Seal Harbor, Hancock County, ME