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Stone Bridge

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Photo provided by the Providence Public Library

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND)

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Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Double leaf bascule bridge over Sakonnet River on Stone Bridge Road
Location
Tiverton, Newport County, Rhode Island
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1907; Damaged by Hurricane Carol 1954; Closed 1955; Replaced 1956
Builder
- Augustus Smith
Design
Double leaf bascule
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.62566, -71.21702   (decimal degrees)
41°37'32" N, 71°13'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/315314/4610589 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fall River
Inventory number
BH 68954 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Augustus Smith (2)
Bascule (1,027)
Beam (12,274)
Built 1907 (599)
Built during 1900s (6,349)
Girder (8,171)
Have street view (22,583)
Lost (18,942)
Lost 1956 (36)
Lost during 1950s (392)
Movable (2,712)
Newport County, Rhode Island (15)
Owned by state (13,897)
Plate girder (6,273)
Replaced by new bridge (12,567)
Rhode Island (172)
Through girder (3,029)
Through truss (12,950)
Tiverton, Rhode Island (3)
Truss (29,552)
Warren through truss (1,461)
Warren truss (5,826)

Update Log 

  • April 24, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • September 6, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • December 17, 2015: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • August 21, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • August 20, 2015: Added by Luke

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Comments 

Stone Bridge
Posted August 20, 2015, by Douglas

This bridge is similar to the old spit bridge a Strauss double leaf heel trunnion bascule bridge which is replaced with a single leaf bascule bridge crossing the Middle Harbor in Sydney Australia South Wales.