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Penobscot River Bridge

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Overview
Through truss bridge over Penobscot River on Bridge Road in Chester
Location
Penobscot County, Maine
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1950
Design
Riveted polygonal Warren through truss.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 200.1 ft.
Total length: 609.9 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.43236, -68.45892   (decimal degrees)
45°25'57" N, 68°27'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/542323/5031124 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lincoln Center
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
1,280
Inventory numbers
ME 3790 (Maine bridge number)
BH 19895 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 40.8 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • April 13, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added GPS and info.