New Portland in Somerset County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
American Society of Civil Engineers
Designated in 1990 by the Maine Section ASCE
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts.
Location. 44° 53.434′ N, 70° 5.583′ W. Marker is in New Portland, Maine, in Somerset County. Marker is on Wire Bridge Road east of Stonewall Drive (Maine Route 27), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Portland ME 04961, United States of America. Touch for directions.
More about this marker. When travelling north on Carrabassett Road, ME-27, turn right (east) onto River Road, ME-146. After 0.1 miles turn left on Old Kingfield Road and then after 200' turn right onto Wire Bridge Road. The bridge is 0.7 miles ahead, over the Carrabassett River.
Also see . . .
1. Wire Bridge, New Portland, Maine – MaineDoT. (Submitted on September 8, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. New Portland Wire Bridge (Wikipedia). (Submitted on September 8, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Additional keywords. Suspension Bridge
Credits. This page was last revised on September 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 7, 2020, by David Jackson of Smithfield, Maine. This page has been viewed 47 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 7, 2020, by David Jackson of Smithfield, Maine. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.