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Sarah Mildred Long Bridge (New)

Photos 

Just completed

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2018

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BH Photo #421188

Map 

Description 

This bridge is a structure of an foreign drawbridge of Belgium and Sweden as well other foreign drawbridges outside of the United States.

As of 4/2018 the bridge is not carrying a rail line.-Royce

Facts 

Overview
Vertical-lift bridge over Piscataqua River on US-1 Bypass
Location
Portsmouth, York County, Maine, and Rockingham County, New Hampshire
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 2018
Railroad
- Boston & Maine Railroad (B&M; BM)
Design
Double-decked concrete slab vertical-lift bridge
Also called
Sarah Long Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.08666, -70.76109   (decimal degrees)
43°05'12" N, 70°45'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/356656/4771943 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 80897 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 15, 2018: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • April 5, 2018: Updated by Amanda: Bridge is now open
  • April 5, 2018: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • March 29, 2018: Added by Amanda; opening ceremonies to start tomorrow

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com