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Franklin Street Bridge

Photo 

Reinforced concrete bridge, Bangor, ME.

Photo taken from Good Roads; December 1904

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BH Photo #501612

Map 

Description 

Existing granite abutments were used to support the arch without any reinforcement at all, although not originally built for such use.

Facts 

Overview
Lost closed-spandrel arch bridge over Kenduskeag Creek on Franklin Street
Location
Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Replaced 1931
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.80287, -68.77226   (decimal degrees)
44°48'10" N, 68°46'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/518010/4961077 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 93664 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (12,520)
Bangor, Maine (14)
Closed-spandrel arch (4,201)
Deck arch (11,756)
Lost (27,260)
Lost 1931 (84)
Lost during 1930s (775)
Maine (769)
Penobscot County, Maine (62)
Replaced by new bridge (18,505)

Update Log 

  • July 16, 2021: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com