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Waldo-Hancock Bridge

General Information

Beginning of works: 1929
Completion: 16 November 1931
Status: demolished (December 2013)

Project Type

Structure: Suspension bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Steel bridge

Location

Location: , , ,
Crosses:
  • Penobscot River
Next to: Downeast Gateway Bridge (2006)
Coordinates: 44° 33' 37.83" N    68° 48' 6.07" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 244 m
total length 622 m
height above valley floor or water 41 m
pylon pylon height 72 m

Materials

cables steel
pylons steel
deck truss steel

Chronology

16 November 1931

Opened to traffic.

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20001116
  • Date created
    20/10/2000
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016