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Memorial Bridge

Photos 

Memorial Bridge, Augusta, Maine

Photo taken by Brian bartlett

View this photo at panoramio.com

BH Photo #271236

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Deck truss bridge over Kennebec River on ME 100/US 201/US 202 in Augusta
Location
Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1949; rehabilitated 1984
Design
Pratt deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 350.1 ft.
Total length: 2,098.2 ft. (0.4 mi.)
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Kennebec River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.31249, -69.77290   (decimal degrees)
44°18'45" N, 69°46'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/438359/4906871 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Augusta
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
22,749
Inventory numbers
ME 5196 (Maine bridge number)
BH 19861 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 66.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Augusta, Maine (10)
Built 1949 (421)
Built during 1940s (4,271)
Deck truss (1,997)
Flared (403)
Have street view (30,040)
Kennebec County, Maine (75)
Kennebec River (65)
Maine (1,000)
NR-eligible (4,125)
Navigable waterway (2,234)
Open (41,251)
Owned by state (16,699)
Pratt deck truss (422)
Pratt truss (10,630)
Span length 250-500 feet (1,296)
Total length 1000-2500 feet (2,035)
Truss (37,225)
US 202 (20)

Update Log 

  • January 30, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added city
  • May 7, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • January 3, 2015: New photo from Jack Schmidt
  • June 26, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • December 3, 2013: Photo imported by Brian Bartlett
  • November 27, 2013: Photo imported by Brian bartlett

Sources 

Comments 

Memorial Bridge
Posted April 5, 2022, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Builder information available:

https://archive.org/details/sim_enr_1949-06-23_142_25/page/4...

Editors, feel free to merge data.

Memorial Bridge
Posted January 14, 2021, by david william (dw260307 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

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Memorial Bridge
Posted January 14, 2021, by david william (dw260307 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

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Memorial Bridge
Posted January 13, 2021, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

Toll was removed after 19 years, so around 1968.

https://capital959.com/growing-up-in-augusta-the-memorial-br...

Memorial Bridge
Posted January 11, 2021, by BRIAN (mainelyfrost [at] gmail [dot] com)

to CHRISTINA B.I KNOW THAT THE TOLL WAS COLLECTED AROUND 1969 OR 1970 FOR SURE

Memorial Bridge
Posted October 20, 2020, by Christina Beaulieu

What year did they stop collecting tolls?