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Old Fort Denaud Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Caloosahatchee River on Fort Denaud Road
Location
Fort Denaud, Hendry County, Florida
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Replaced 1963
Design
Pratt pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+26.74473, -81.51050   (decimal degrees)
26°44'41" N, 81°30'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/449236/2958263 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Alva
Inventory number
BH 67076 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Florida (647)
Fort Denaud, Florida (2)
Hendry County, Florida (5)
Lost (24,054)
Lost 1963 (75)
Lost during 1960s (717)
Movable (2,914)
Pony truss (16,065)
Pratt pony truss (3,595)
Pratt truss (9,164)
Replaced by new bridge (16,057)
Swing (1,410)
Truss (32,407)

Update Log 

  • April 17, 2015: Added by Luke

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Comments 

Old Fort Denaud Bridge
Posted April 25, 2020, by Jodie Haven (alyjophotography [at] gmail [dot] com)

Here's a photo of the original bridge downloaded from the 'i'm from labelle florida and i remember..." facebook page.

Old Fort Denaud Bridge
Posted April 10, 2020, by Jodie Haven (alyjophotography [at] gmail [dot] com)

I had the pleasure of meeting the current bridgetender. This is a photo of the old bridge. It is hanging in the bridgetenders office.