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Dames Point Bridge

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Dames Point Bridge

This was taken from a park that is right under the north side of the bridge. It's a great spot to get some good pictures.

Photo taken by Ben Tate in March 2011

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Overview
Cable-stayed bridge over St. Johns River on FL 9A in Jacksonville
Location
Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1989
Builders
- HNTB Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri (Designer)
- Massman Construction Co. of Kansas City, Missouri
Design
Cable-stayed
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 1,299.9 ft.
Total length: 10,646.5 ft. (2.0 mi.)
Deck width: 86.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 39.7 ft.
Also called
Napoleon Bonaparte Broward Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.38667, -81.55667   (decimal degrees)
30°23'12" N, 81°33'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/446519/3361763 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Eastport
Inventory numbers
FDOT 720518 (Florida Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
BH 12360 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2011)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 70.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
64,973

Update Log 

  • February 24, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added builders & alt name
  • February 24, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • March 21, 2011: New Street View added by J.P.
  • March 16, 2011: New photos from Ben Tate

Sources 

  • Wikipedia
  • Ben Tate - benji5221 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Luke

Comments 

Dames Point Bridge
Posted February 8, 2007, by Brian and Jennifer Roos (dragon8warrior [at] gmail [dot] com)

This one was really neat to drive across!