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Old John Gorrie Memorial Bridge

Photo 

John Gorrie Memorial Bridge

Bridge replaced

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in June 2013

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BH Photo #290254

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss bridge over Apalachicola River on Route 319/US 98
Location
Apalachicola, Franklin County, Florida
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1936; Replaced 1988
Design
Warren through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.72920, -84.94376   (decimal degrees)
29°43'45" N, 84°56'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/698877/3290548 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Apalachicola
Inventory number
BH 62228 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Apalachicola, Florida (2)
Built 1936 (1,059)
Built during 1930s (10,893)
Florida (606)
Franklin County, Florida (5)
Lost (20,245)
Lost 1988 (152)
Lost during 1980s (1,106)
Movable (2,779)
Owned by state (14,486)
Replaced by new bridge (13,361)
Swing (1,322)
Through truss (13,347)
Truss (30,163)
Warren through truss (1,509)
Warren truss (5,972)

Update Log 

  • August 2, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added loss date + links to historic imagery
  • August 2, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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