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Haulover Canal Bridge (Old)

Photos 

Haulover Canal Bridge

Photo from A History of the Haulover Canal

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

View this photo at nbbd.com

BH Photo #476711

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren pony truss swing bridge over Haulover Canal on Shiloh-Allenhurst Road
Location
Allenhurst, Brevard County, Florida
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1933
Design
Warren pony truss with all verticals
Approximate latitude, longitude
+28.73638, -80.75477   (decimal degrees)
28°44'11" N, 80°45'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/523945/3178804 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 90008 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 13, 2020: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 21, 2020: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • July 21, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler

Comments 

Haulover Canal Bridge (Old)
Posted August 7, 2020, by Nick Boppel (nickboppel01 [at] gmail [dot] com)

I have now re-listed the current bridge at http://bridgehunter.com/fl/brevard/bh90167/ and this time I did it right so that the page actually works.

Haulover Canal Bridge (Old)
Posted July 21, 2020, by Nick Boppel (nickboppel01 [at] gmail [dot] com)

I have indicated this bridge as the "Old" bridge as there is a plate girder double-leaf bascule bridge at this location today, which is also old enough to be considered historic IMO (though just barely so). I had previously attempted to add it to the site, not knowing about the original bridge here. However, there were multiple technical glitches that resulted in the page being so badly malformed that I had to take it down. I may try again, now that I know that it's not even the first bridge at the location.