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US27 Caloosahatchee Canal Drawbridge

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Okeechobee Waterway Bridge

Florida

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #286847

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Caloosahatchee Canal on US Highway 27
Location
Moorehaven, Glades County, Florida
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1955
Design
Deck plate girder bascule
Approximate latitude, longitude
+26.83296, -81.08804   (decimal degrees)
26°49'59" N, 81°05'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/491252/2967937 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Moore Haven
Inventory number
BH 61566 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bascule (1,032)
Built 1955 (404)
Built during 1950s (3,490)
Deck girder (4,860)
Florida (606)
Girder (8,714)
Glades County, Florida (4)
Lost (20,237)
Moorehaven, Florida (2)
Movable (2,778)
Owned by state (14,485)
Plate girder (6,659)
Replaced by new bridge (13,356)
US 27 (17)

Update Log 

  • May 29, 2018: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • April 27, 2018: New photo from Luke
  • April 27, 2018: Updated by Douglas Butler: Florida Memory
  • June 30, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke