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Mathers Bridge

Photos 

Banana River Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in February 2011

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BH Photo #194154

Map 

Street View 

Video 

Motoring Through Mathers

A video showing the swing span in operation.

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Description 

Historic American Engineering Record for this bridge is available if you copy and paste this into your browser:

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/master/pnp/habshaer/fl/fl0500/fl0555/d...

Facts 

Overview
Swing bridge over Banana River on Banana River Drive (CR 3) in Indian Harbour Beach
Location
Indian Harbour Beach, Brevard County, Florida
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1927; rehabilitated 2005
Builder
- Austin Brothers Bridge Co. of Dallas Texas/Atlanta, Georgia
Design
Swing
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 202.4 ft.
Total length: 791.7 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Also called
Banana River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+28.14922, -80.60600   (decimal degrees)
28°08'57" N, 80°36'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/538685/3113795 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tropic
Inventory numbers
FDOT 704063 (Florida Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
BH 12320 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2014)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 65.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
2,569

Update Log 

  • June 6, 2016: New video from Karen Hartsfield
  • June 5, 2016: New photo from Karen Hartsfield
  • September 19, 2014: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • March 28, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added builder
  • June 18, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth

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Comments 

Banana River Bridge
Posted December 29, 2013, by victor (vlbrunton [at] juno [dot] com)

Also known as the Mathers Bridge. See Wikipedia.