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Eastern River Bridge

Photos 

Eastern River Bridge, looking north from the town landing

Photo taken by Brian bartlett

View this photo at panoramio.com

BH Photo #271218

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Eastern River on ME 197 in Dresden
Location
Lincoln County, Maine
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1936
Builder
- Pittsburgh-Des Moines Steel Co. of Des Moines, Iowa & Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Design
Polygonal Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 262.2 ft.
Total length: 295.9 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.08389, -69.74833   (decimal degrees)
44°05'02" N, 69°44'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/440087/4881462 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wiscasset
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
1,534
Inventory numbers
ME 3341 (Maine bridge number)
BH 19870 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 13.6 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • January 4, 2015: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • June 26, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • March 5, 2014: Updated by Brian Bartlett: Added builder
  • November 27, 2013: Photo imported by Brian bartlett
  • April 13, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth

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