Rating:
2 votes

Deer Isle-Sedgwick Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #131068

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Suspension bridge over Eggemoggin Reach on ME 15 in Deer Isle
Location
Hancock County, Maine
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1939
Builders
- David B. Steinman of New York, New York (Engineer)
- Holton D. Robinson of Massena, New York (Engineer)
- Robinson & Steinman of New York, New York (Engineering Firm)
Design
Wire suspension
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 1,080.1 ft.
Total length: 2,505.0 ft. (0.5 mi.)
Deck width: 23.6 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.29401, -68.68885   (decimal degrees)
44°17'38" N, 68°41'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/524822/4904576 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sargentville
Inventory numbers
ME 3257 (Maine bridge number)
BH 19844 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 36.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
2,805

Update Log 

  • January 3, 2015: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • October 19, 2014: New photos from Patrick S. O'Donnell
  • May 25, 2012: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • October 20, 2009: New photo from Craig Philpott
  • December 28, 2008: New photos from Kim Harvey

Sources 

  • HAER ME-66 - Deer Isle-Sedgwick Bridge, Spanning Eggemoggin Reach between Sedgwick & Deer Isle at Route 15, Sedgwick vicinity, Hancock County, ME
  • Kim Harvey
  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • K. A. Erickson
  • Nathan Holth
  • Patrick S. O'Donnell - 1 [dot] 991km [at] comcast [dot] net
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net