Bailey Island Bridge
National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark Bailey Island Bridge Harpswell, Maine Presented 1984
This 1150 ft. bridge is an exceptional engineering solution to meet unusual conditions and is the only one of its kind in the world. Open split Maine granite cribwork permits free flow of swift tidal currents, boat traffic, withstands saltwater exposure and ice floes. Completed in 1928. Engineer L.N. Edwards.
Erected 1984 by American Society of Civil Engineers.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts. In addition, it is included in the ASCE Civil Engineering Landmarks series list.
Location. 43° 45.015′ N, 69° 59.236′ W. Marker is in Harpswell, Maine, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Harpswell Island Road (Maine Route 24) on Harpswell Island Road. In granite block at northeast corner of bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bailey Island ME 04003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker
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