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17th Street Causeway Temporary Dutch-Style Bascule

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17th street Dutch Style bascule bridge

Temporary Bridge replaced

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in July 2014

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BH Photo #287365

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Description 

This old drawbridge is a temporary Dutch Style type, these types are constructed mostly in foreign countries like the Netherlands Belgium and other countries in the United Kingdom etc.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck girder bridge over Intracoastal Waterway / New River on 17th Street
Location
Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Builder
- Gimrock Construction Inc. of Hialeah, Florida
Design
Deck girder bascule
Approximate latitude, longitude
+26.10040, -80.11947   (decimal degrees)
26°06'01" N, 80°07'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/588048/2887099 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Port Everglades
Inventory number
BH 61641 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 4, 2018: Updated by Luke: Noted that this was a tempory span, not an older iteration.
  • October 4, 2018: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 9, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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Intracostal Waterway Bridge 17th Street (Old)
Posted July 9, 2014, by Anonymous

Old temporary Bridge