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FEC - New River Bridge

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FEC-New River Bridge

Photo taken by Phillip Pessar

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #328111

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Description 

The bridge is similar to 2 other railroad bridges in Florida. This bridge has two arms connected to this girder span and it's still in use for train traffic.

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over New River on Railroad (FEC)
Location
Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1978
Railroad
- Florida East Coast Railway (FEC)
Design
Bascule
Approximate latitude, longitude
+26.11851, -80.14539   (decimal degrees)
26°07'07" N, 80°08'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/585443/2889088 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fort Lauderdale South
Inventory number
BH 58510 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 27, 2018: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • December 19, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • November 30, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • November 20, 2015: New video from Douglas Butler
  • June 12, 2015: New photo from Phillip Pessar
  • June 10, 2015: New photo from Phillip Pessar
  • October 4, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • October 22, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Mapped
  • October 22, 2013: Added by Douglas Butler

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Comments 

FEC - New River Bridge
Posted July 23, 2015, by Douglas

A crazy naked man was on top of the raised drawbridge May/ 26/15 this time.

FEC New River Bridge
Posted October 27, 2013, by Douglas Butler (drawbridges [at] lycos [dot] com)

Yes it was some how she was coming from a breast cancer organization.

FEC New River Bridge
Posted October 26, 2013, by Anonymous

Is this the bridge that a woman got trapped on when trespassing on railroad property?