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Fairgrounds Road Bridge

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Modern, Non-Historic Replacement Bridge

This is NOT the historic bridge. This is the modern bridge that replaced the historic bridge.

Photo taken by Nathan Holth in June 2012

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BH Photo #235305

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over St. George River on Fairgrounds Road in Union
Location
Knox County, Maine
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1923; Replaced 2007.
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 64.0 ft.
Deck width: 19.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.21444, -69.28306   (decimal degrees)
44°12'52" N, 69°16'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/477388/4895730 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Union
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
129
Inventory numbers
ME 6134 (Maine bridge number)
BH 19865 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 63.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built 1923 (568)
Built during 1920s (9,258)
Knox County, Maine (20)
Lost (20,685)
Lost 2007 (274)
Lost during 2000s (3,826)
Maine (638)
Owned by state (14,597)
Pony truss (15,398)
Replaced by new bridge (13,551)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,337)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,788)
Truss (30,494)

Update Log 

  • July 17, 2012: New photo from Nathan Holth
  • June 18, 2012: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge has been demolished and replaced.