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Narraguagus River - South Bridge

Photos 

Long Bridge

looking north

Photo from Penobscot Marine Museum

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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View this photo at penobscotmarinemuseum.org

BH Photo #492738

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost swing pony truss bridge over Narraguagus River on US 1A in Milbridge
Location
Washington County, Maine
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1936; Replaced by new bridge in 2008
Design
Swing
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 86.0 ft.
Total length: 90.9 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Great South Bridge
Long Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.54139, -67.88167   (decimal degrees)
44°32'29" N, 67°52'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/588842/4932614 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cherryfield
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
4,658
Inventory numbers
ME 1475 (Maine bridge number)
BH 19926 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2018)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 79.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built 1936 (1,159)
Built during 1930s (11,767)
Lost (24,961)
Lost 2008 (350)
Lost during 2000s (4,197)
Maine (706)
Movable (2,987)
NR-eligible (4,056)
Navigable waterway (2,154)
Owned by state (16,041)
Pony truss (16,240)
Replaced by new bridge (16,758)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,453)
Swing (1,465)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,598)
Truss (32,953)
Washington County, Maine (35)

Update Log 

  • March 12, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • October 22, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey: Bridge has been replaced

Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs