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Hancock-Sullivan Bridge (Old)

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Hancock Sullivan Bridge

Replaced

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in January 2017

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BH Photo #376719

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Parker through truss swing bridge over Taunton Bay on US1
Location
Hancock County, Maine
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1921; Replaced 1999
Design
Parker through truss swing
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 105.0 ft.
Total length: 971.2 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Also called
US1 Taunton Bay Bridge
Singing Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.52757, -68.23219   (decimal degrees)
44°31'39" N, 68°13'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/561010/4930758 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
ME 2973 (Maine bridge number)
BH 75237 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/1995)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 25.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1995)
6,889

Categories 

Built 1927 (729)
Built during 1920s (8,770)
Hancock County, Maine (44)
Lost (18,690)
Lost 1999 (409)
Lost during 1990s (3,707)
Maine (588)
Movable (2,705)
Owned by state (13,681)
Parker through truss (1,165)
Parker truss (1,519)
Replaced by new bridge (12,386)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,034)
Structurally deficient (18,433)
Swing (1,248)
Through truss (12,899)
Total length 500-1000 feet (2,539)
Truss (29,448)
US 1 (102)

Update Log 

  • January 23, 2017: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • January 20, 2017: Updated by Luke: 1996 NBI data merge
  • January 20, 2017: Added by Douglas Butler

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