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Skowhegan Covered Bridge (South Channel)

Description 

The first pair of bridges on Island Avenue were built in 1809.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Kennebec River on Island Avenue
Location
Skowhegan, Somerset County, Maine
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1869; replaced 1904
Design
Town lattice through truss with arches
Dimensions
Total length: 230.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.76318, -69.71811   (decimal degrees)
44°45'47" N, 69°43'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/443168/4956893 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 96157 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 1, 2022: Added by Paul Plassman

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