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Kennedy Boulevard Bridge

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Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #114050

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Overview
Bascule bridge over Hillsborough River on FL 60 (Kennedy Blvd.) in Tampa
Location
Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1913 by the Edwards Construction Co.
Builders
- Edwards Construction Co. of Tampa, Florida
- Owego Bridge Co. of Owego, New York (Design)
- Pennsylvania Steel Co. of Steelton, Pennsylvania (Drawspan)
Railroads
- Streetcar
- Tampa Electric Co. (TECO)
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 121.1 ft.
Total length: 320.9 ft.
Deck width: 59.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 18.4 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 20, 2018
Also called
Lafayette Street Bridge (3rd)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+27.94694, -82.46080   (decimal degrees)
27°56'49" N, 82°27'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/356290/3092182 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tampa
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
36,500
Inventory numbers
FDOT 100100 (Florida Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
NRHP 100002094 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 12379 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 55 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • March 12, 2018: Updated by Michael Miller: Updated "NRHP Status" and Added "Date of NRHP listing" & "NRHP record number"
  • January 3, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • May 23, 2015: Updated by Luke: Noted that the Owego Bridge Co. designed the bridge.
  • February 24, 2011: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • May 12, 2008: New photos from James Baughn
  • May 10, 2008: Changed name, updated history, added coordinates

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