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Duck Brook Bridge, Spanning Duck Brook on Paradise Hill Road, Bar Harbor, Hancock County, ME
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Spanning Duck Brook on Paradise Hill Road, Bar Harbor vicinity, ME
Find maps of Bar Harbor, ME
Documentation compiled after 1968.
Survey number HAER ME-30
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N337).
Building/structure dates: 1950 initial construction
Significance: The last of the major bridges constructed in Acadia National Park, Duck Brook Bridge is also the largest road-related structure in the park, and the largest continuous concrete arch deck bridge in the eastern United States. Construction of the $366,000 structure was the final project in the completion of the Paradise Hill Road, which provided a new entrance to the park bypassing the crowded streets of Bar Harbor.
Concrete Arch Bridges
Harris, T. W.
Bureau Of Public Roads
M & M Construction Company
Rockefeller, John D.
Quin, Richard H., Historian
Lowe, Jet, Photographer
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
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