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Waldo-Hancock Bridge

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General Information

Beginning of works: 1929
End of works: 1931
Status: out of service

Project Type

Structure: Suspension bridge
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Material: Steel bridge

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Verona Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA
  • Penobscot River
Next to: Downeast Gateway Bridge (2006)

Technical Information


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


cables steel
pylons steel
deck truss steel


16 November 1931

Opened to traffic.

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