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Piscataquis River Bridge

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Essex Street Bridge

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BH Photo #505742

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Overview
Concrete tee beam bridge over Piscataquis River on Essex Street
Location
Dover, Piscataquis County, Maine
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
To be replaced in 2023
History
Built 1930
Design
Concrete tee beam
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 39.0 ft.
Total length: 233.9 ft.
Deck width: 21.0 ft.
Also called
Lower Bridge
Dover Bridge
Essex Street Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.18367, -69.21942   (decimal degrees)
45°11'01" N, 69°13'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/482761/5003377 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dover-Foxcroft
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
2,296
Inventory numbers
ME 5118 (Maine bridge number)
BH 77095 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 37.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Beam (16,198)
Built 1930 (1,777)
Built during 1930s (11,904)
Concrete tee beam (3,218)
Doomed (1,034)
Dover, Maine (1)
Have street view (27,643)
Maine (752)
Open (40,223)
Owned by state (16,218)
Piscataquis County, Maine (50)
Span length 25-50 feet (15,909)
Total length 175-250 feet (4,331)

Update Log 

  • September 3, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • May 14, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein

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