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Aroostook River Bridge (1952)

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Aroostock River Bridge (1952)

looking north

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #515004

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Overview
Warren deck truss bridge over Aroostook River on ME 161 in Caribou
Location
Caribou, Aroostook County, Maine
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1952
Design
Cantilevered Warren deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 250.0 ft.
Total length: 907.2 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.85379, -68.00253   (decimal degrees)
46°51'14" N, 68°00'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/576039/5189399 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Caribou
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
2,790
Inventory numbers
ME 5572 (Maine bridge number)
BH 19821 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 30.6 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • January 13, 2022: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • November 16, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added truss type
  • April 12, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added GPS

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