Rating:
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CSX - Ortega River Bridge

Photos 

CSX - Ortega River Bridge

Trains passing through

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in March 2013

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BH Photo #288532

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge on CSX RR and Amtrak
Location
Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1927
Railroad
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
Design
Deck plate girder bascule
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.27343, -81.71673   (decimal degrees)
30°16'24" N, 81°43'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/431062/3349301 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jacksonville
Inventory number
BH 61729 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bascule (1,027)
Built 1927 (743)
Built during 1920s (8,875)
CSX Railroad (1,265)
Deck girder (4,603)
Duval County, Florida (31)
Florida (574)
Girder (8,180)
Have street view (22,590)
Jacksonville, Florida (31)
Movable (2,712)
Navigable waterway (2,003)
Open (36,905)
Owned by railroad (9,967)
Plate girder (6,282)
Scherzer-type rolling lift (66)

Update Log 

  • January 28, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • November 30, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • May 25, 2015: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • March 9, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 15, 2014: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • July 15, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

CSX - Ortega River Bridge
Posted March 2, 2015, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

I can confirm its in operation for both trains and boats.

http://www.historicbridges.org/bridges/browser/?bridgebrowse...

CSX - Ortega River Bridge
Posted July 15, 2014, by Luke Harden

I'd assume so?