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Saco River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Doug Kerr

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BH Photo #178128

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Saco River on SA 1 in Buxton
Location
York County, Maine
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1936
Builder
- Harris Structural Steel Co. of South Plainfield, New Jersey
Design
Four span continuous polygonal Warren through truss with riveted connections.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 233.9 ft.
Total length: 607.0 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.8 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.66622, -70.60314   (decimal degrees)
43°39'58" N, 70°36'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/370750/4836050 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Standish
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
2,577
Inventory numbers
ME 3340 (Maine bridge number)
BH 19939 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 43 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • January 3, 2015: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • September 19, 2010: New photos from Doug Kerr
  • April 13, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • January 18, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Updated design type.

Sources 

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

Comments 

Saco River Bridge
Posted January 18, 2017, by Dan

Photo #15 is not the West Buxton Bridge, it is the old Bar Mills bridge before it was rebuilt in 2016