Bennett-Bean Bridge - Wilson Mills, ME
Posted by: macdonr
N 44° 55.142 W 071° 02.298
19T E 339124 N 4975977
Quick Description: The Bennett-Bean Bridge is located in the Aziscoos Valley Camping Area off Route 16, near Wilson Mills, Maine.
Location: Maine, United States
Date Posted: 9/10/2006 6:13:18 AM
Waymark Code: WMQ2H
The Bennett-Bean Bridge is an unexpected surprise to travelers driving along Route 16 in western Maine near the New Hampshire state line. The bridge spans the Magalloway River, and was built in 1898 (or 1901, according to one Web source). It has been closed to vehicle traffic since 1985, but pedestrian traffic is welcome.
The bridge has a 93-foot span. Parking is available on the south end of the bridge.
Web Address: [Web Link]
Description of Covered Bridge:
The bridge is in wonderful condition, thanks in large measure to an extensive restoration and rebuilding project in 2004.
Year Built: 1898/01/01
Current Condition of Bridge: Not listed
Parking (If not at the bridge):: Not listed
Location (Road - City - State - Country): Not listed
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