Rating:
5 votes

Apalachicola River Bridge

Photos 

View Of Apalachicola River Bridge Spans 1, 2, And 3, West Side, From South Shore Of River (Liberty County Side), Facing North

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #146323

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Apalachicola River on FL 20
Location
Calhoun County, Florida, and Liberty County, Florida
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1938; rehabilitated 1998
Builder
- Wisconsin Bridge & Iron Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Design
Cantilever through truss following the arch-truss design.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 279.9 ft.
Total length: 8,397.4 ft. (1.6 mi.)
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.8 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Trammell Bridge
Blountstown Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.43699, -85.00065   (decimal degrees)
30°26'13" N, 85°00'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/692001/3368906 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Blountstown
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
4,368
Inventory numbers
FDOT 470029 (Florida Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
BH 12354 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 63.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • September 2, 2015: New Street View added by Andy Peters
  • June 18, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Updated bridge type and GPS.
  • September 14, 2009: Updated by Kim Harvey: HAER photos, builder

Sources 

Comments 

Apalachicola River Bridge
Posted January 24, 2018, by Kenny Fairhurst (dwf0403 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This is a quite unique bridge.