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Sakonnet River Bridge

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BH Photo #160123

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Sakonnet River on RI 24/RI 138 in Portsmouth
Location
Tiverton, Newport County, Rhode Island
Status
Derelict/abandoned. Demolition curerntly in progress
History
Built 1957; rehabilitated 1990; Replaced 2012; Demolished 2016-2017
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 375.0 ft.
Total length: 2,989.0 ft. (0.6 mi.)
Deck width: 60.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.63829, -71.21348   (decimal degrees)
41°38'18" N, 71°12'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/315644/4611983 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fall River
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
40,000
Inventory numbers
RI 2500 (Rhode Island bridge number)
BH 31907 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2014)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 83 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • October 23, 2017: Updated by Matthew: Bridge has been at least partially demolished
  • December 10, 2014: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added planned demo date.
  • March 31, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Marked Bridge As Doomed. Added Street View and Corrected GPS.

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Comments 

Sakonnet River Bridge
Posted March 13, 2018, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Looks like its finally being demolished for real.

http://www.heraldnews.com/news/20180305/sakonnet-river-chann...