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Barters To Hodgdon Bridge

Trevett Bridge

   


Barters To Hodgdon Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: June 15, 2012
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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Barters Island Road Over Back River
Location
Trevett: Lincoln County, Maine
Structure Type
Metal 6 Panel Rivet-Connected Warren Pony Truss, Movable: Swing (Center Pier) and Approach Spans: Metal Stringer (Multi-Beam), Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1931 By Builder/Contractor: Berlin Construction Company of Berlin Connecticut

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
2009
Main Span Length
110 Feet (33.5 Meters)
Structure Length
288 Feet (87.8 Meters)
Roadway Width
20 Feet (6.1 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s) and 2 Approach Span(s)
NBI Number
2039

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Maine has very few movable bridges remaining in the state and the majority of those few are plate girder swing bridges. Therefore, this pony truss swing bridge stands out as particularly rare. The bridge's trusses have not been given any special or unusual designs to accommodate the swing design... from on the bridge, looking at the trusses, it is not easy to tell this is a swing bridge since it looks much like a long fixed pony truss bridge. The bridge does still operate for boats and it retains good historic integrity.

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