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Townsend Gut Bridge

Photos 

Postcard

BH Photo #216456

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Swing bridge over Townsend Gut on ME 27 in Southport
Location
Lincoln County, Maine
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1939; rehabilitated 1987
Design
Swing
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 88.9 ft.
Total length: 374.0 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.84250, -69.65417   (decimal degrees)
43°50'33" N, 69°39'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/447414/4854587 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Boothbay Harbor
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
3,430
Inventory numbers
ME 2789 (Maine bridge number)
BH 19872 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 43.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • January 4, 2015: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • July 1, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • November 26, 2013: New photo from Brian bartlett
  • August 26, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • October 9, 2011: New photo from Jacob P. Bernard
  • April 13, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth

Sources 

  • Nathan Holth
  • Jacob P. Bernard
  • Douglas Butler
  • Brian Bartlett - worumbo54 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net