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Bridge Street Middle Channel Bridge (1934)

Description 

One of three steel truss bridges that carried Bridge Street across the Kennebec River between Fairfield and Benton from 1934 to 2003.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Kennebec River on Bridge Street (ME-100)
Location
Fairfield, Somerset County, Maine, and Kennebec County, Maine
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1934; replaced 2003
Design
Two-span, riveted, 7-panel Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 143.1 ft.
Total length: 293.0 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.58715, -69.59216   (decimal degrees)
44°35'14" N, 69°35'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/452994/4937260 (zone/easting/northing)
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
13,237
Inventory numbers
ME 1522 (Maine bridge number)
BH 96164 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2018)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 84.7 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • February 1, 2022: Added by Paul Plassman

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