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Bridge Street Middle Channel Bridge (ca.1894)

Description 

One of three metal truss bridges that carried Bridge Street across the Kennebec River between Fairfield and Benton from the late 1800's to 1934.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Double-intersection Warren through truss bridge over Kennebec River on Bridge Street
Location
Fairfield, Somerset County, Maine, and Kennebec County, Maine
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built around 1893-1894 to replace a covered bridge; replaced 1934 by steel truss bridge
Design
Two-span, double-intersection Warren through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.58703, -69.59216   (decimal degrees)
44°35'13" N, 69°35'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/452994/4937246 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 96169 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 1, 2022: Added by Paul Plassman

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