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Ryefield Bridge

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Ryefield Truss Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in October 2009

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BH Photo #148072

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Crooked River on Bow Street in Harrison
Location
Cumberland County, Maine, and Oxford County, Maine
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1912 by The United Construction Co. and the American Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 2002
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York
- United Construction Co. of Albany, New York
Design
Lattice through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 97.1 ft.
Total length: 98.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.5 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 24, 1999
Also called
Crooked River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.14278, -70.59472   (decimal degrees)
44°08'34" N, 70°35'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/372451/4888967 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Norway
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
240
Inventory numbers
ME 0238 (Maine bridge number)
NRHP 99001193 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 19829 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 49.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • January 5, 2015: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • October 24, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey: Bridge is known as the Ryefield Bridge; bridge is on the National Register; Added bridge builder

Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net