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St. George River Bridge

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Thomaston St. George River Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in October 2009

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BH Photo #147979

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over St. George River on Wadsworth Street in Thomaston
Location
Knox County, Maine
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Slated for demolition and replacement. Contract posted October 2014.
History
Built 1928; rehabilitated 1991
Builder
- Boston Bridge Works of Boston, Massachusetts
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 231.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.5 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Wadsworth Street Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.07188, -69.18799   (decimal degrees)
44°04'19" N, 69°11'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/484946/4879873 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Thomaston
Inventory numbers
ME 2904 (Maine bridge number)
BH 19866 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2014)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 36.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
3,195

Categories 

Bascule (1,027)
Belidor bascule (9)
Boston Bridge Works (92)
Built 1925 (1,144)
Built during 1920s (8,874)
Doomed (1,041)
Have street view (22,574)
Knox County, Maine (17)
Maine (593)
Movable (2,712)
NR-eligible (3,979)
Navigable waterway (2,003)
Open (36,892)
Owned by state (13,897)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,068)
Structurally deficient (18,551)
Through truss (12,948)
Total length 175-250 feet (3,813)
Truss (29,549)

Update Log 

  • January 28, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • December 16, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • August 28, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • November 4, 2014: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.
  • April 12, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • October 20, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey: Added bridge builder and GPS coordinates

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Comments 

St. George River Bridge
Posted November 5, 2014, by Ralph Demars (rdemars1 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

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