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Androscoggin River Thru Arch Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in October 2009

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BH Photo #148053

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Overview
Steel through arch bridge over Androscoggin River on ME 108 in Rumford
Location
Rumford, Oxford County, Maine
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1935; rehabilitated 2001
Builders
- Bethlehem Steel Co. of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
- Pittsburgh-Des Moines Steel Co. of Des Moines, Iowa & Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Design
Steel through arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 233.9 ft.
Total length: 285.1 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.2 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.54349, -70.54652   (decimal degrees)
44°32'37" N, 70°32'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/377146/4933403 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rumford
Inventory numbers
ME 2585 (Maine bridge number)
BH 19875 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 51.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
6,980

Update Log 

  • January 16, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added city
  • April 13, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • October 23, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey: Added bridge builder

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Androscoggin River Bridge
Posted January 16, 2014, by Anonymous

There's a pedestrian bridge downstream. through truss I believe.