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Kennebec River Bridge - Skowhegan

Photos 

Kennebec Riber Bridge - Skowhegan

Photo from old postcard

BH Photo #459683

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Kennebec River on US 2 & US 201
Location
Skowhegan, Somerset County, Maine
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Replaced 1976
Design
Pin-connected, 14-panel Pennsylvania through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.76236, -69.71805   (decimal degrees)
44°45'45" N, 69°43'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/443173/4956803 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 87123 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

14-panel truss (46)
Kennebec River (63)
Lost (28,468)
Lost 1976 (107)
Lost during 1970s (946)
Maine (839)
Pennsylvania truss (578)
Pin-connected (4,696)
Replaced by new bridge (19,360)
Skowhegan, Maine (10)
Somerset County, Maine (78)
Through truss (16,776)
Truss (35,452)
US 2 (51)
US 201 (8)

Update Log 

  • February 1, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added photo & categories "14-panel truss", "Pin-connected", "US 201"
  • December 31, 2021: New photo from Dave King
  • November 2, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • July 10, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • July 10, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • November 4, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Paul Plassman