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Cathance River Bridge

Photos 

Bridge over the Cathance River; Bowdoinham Maine

Photo taken by Taoab

View this photo at panoramio.com

BH Photo #262762

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Cathance River on ME 24 in Bowdoinham
Location
Sagadahoc County, Maine
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1953
Design
Riveted Warren through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 155.8 ft.
Total length: 155.8 ft.
Deck width: 24.3 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.00725, -69.89554   (decimal degrees)
44°00'26" N, 69°53'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/428209/4873068 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bowdoinham
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
1,679
Inventory numbers
ME 5190 (Maine bridge number)
BH 19912 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 46.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • January 4, 2015: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • June 28, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • February 8, 2014: Photo imported by Brian Bartlett
  • August 15, 2013: Photo imported by Dave King
  • April 13, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added GPS and info.

Sources 

  • Nathan Holth
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net

Comments 

Second (previous) Cathance River Bridge
Posted December 25, 2013, by ArtS (Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

The previous bridge at this location was an 1866 J.Hutchinson, Troy, NY builder, cast iron Whipple Purchased and assembled second hand in 1895 from the Berlin Bridge Co.

http://www.friendsofmerrymeetingbay.org/mmb/History/cathbr.h...