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West Branch Sheepscot River Bridge

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Overview
Lost girder bridge over West Branch Sheepscot River on Howe Road
Location
Whitefield, Lincoln County, Maine
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1936, removed 2017 with no replacement planned
Design
Girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 41.0 ft.
Total length: 76.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.24423, -69.57583   (decimal degrees)
44°14'39" N, 69°34'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/454023/4899160 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
North Whitefield
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
312
Inventory numbers
ME 3395 (Maine bridge number)
BH 58897 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2015)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 17 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • November 4, 2017: Updated by Matt Lohry: Updated status per forum post—Bridge has been removed.
  • February 4, 2016: Photo imported by Brian Bartlett
  • December 16, 2013: Updated by Brian bartlett: Added to overview
  • November 27, 2013: Added by Brian bartlett

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Comments 

West Branch Sheepscot River Bridge "Northy Bridge"
Posted November 3, 2017, by Geo (overand [at] gmail [dot] com)