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Columbus Drive Bridge

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Overview view of bridge.

Photo taken by James F. Gentner in January 2009

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Overview
Swing bridge over Hillsborough River on Columbus Drive in Tampa
Location
Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida
Status
Open to traffic.
History
Built 1926 by the Mt. Vernon Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 2012
Builder
- Mt. Vernon Bridge Co. of Mt. Vernon, Ohio
Design
Warren Pony truss Bobtail Swing
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 163.1 ft.
Total length: 470.2 ft.
Deck width: 40.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+27.96694, -82.47500   (decimal degrees)
27°58'01" N, 82°28'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/354921/3094416 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tampa
Inventory numbers
FDOT 105504 (Florida Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
BH 12378 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 57.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
25,500

Update Log 

  • July 29, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: Updated Status and Type
  • March 21, 2011: New Street View added by J.P.
  • January 14, 2009: Updated by James F. Gentner

Sources 

  • James F. Gentner - jfgentner678 [at] aol [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth
  • Douglas Butler