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Main Canal Bridge

   


Main Canal Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: June 15, 2012
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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Pedestrian Walkway Over Main Canal
Location
Lewiston: Androscoggin County, Maine
Structure Type
Metal Through Girder, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
Not Available
Structure Length
Not Available
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
Not Applicable

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Bridge Documentation

This bridge is a riveted through plate girder that was built to carry pedestrians over the canal. It was likely built to provide workers on the east side of the canal with access to the factories and mills on the west side of the canal. The bridge retains excellent historic integrity including pipe railings mounted on top of the girders.

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