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Camp Grade Road Bridge

Photos 

SE Wolf Road Pony Truss

Photo taken by C Hanchey in February 2011

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BH Photo #194135

Map 

Description 

If the date is correct on this span, it represents a very late example of a pin-connected truss.

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Steinhatchee River on Camp Grade Road
Location
Lafayette County, Florida
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
"...REPLACE AND RELOCATE HISTORIC BRIDGE NO334001" (FDOT)
History
Built 1912; rehabilitated 1989; scheduled to be replaced and relocated
Builder
- Converse Bridge Co. of Chattanooga, Tennessee
Design
Half Hipped Pinned Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 44.9 ft.
Total length: 223.1 ft.
Deck width: 11.8 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.84250, -83.30833   (decimal degrees)
29°50'33" N, 83°18'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/276985/3303569 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Clara
Average daily traffic (as of 2018)
51
Inventory numbers
FDOT 334001 (Florida Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
BH 12390 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 18.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • June 20, 2018: Updated by Matthew Hill: Added new information
  • June 12, 2018: Updated by Matthew Hill: Bridge scheduled to be replaced
  • February 27, 2016: New photos from Wayne Johnson
  • November 24, 2014: Updated by Nathan Holth: NRHP Eligible
  • January 4, 2012: Updated by J.P.: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • February 22, 2011: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added truss type and description.
  • February 22, 2011: New photos from C Hanchey

Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth
  • Matthew Hill - matthewshill [at] live [dot] com

Comments 

Camp Grade Road Bridge
Posted November 22, 2019, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

In case anyone is wondering if this bridge is still standing, I found the following:

Amended Tentative 5 Year Work Program, July 1, 2019 Thru June 30, 2024.

LAFAYETTE CAMP GRADE ROAD OVER STEINHATCHEE RIVER BRIDGE NO334001 437426-1

Work Mix Description:

BRIDGE REPLACEMENT

Phase Description:

ROW PURCHASE

Category Description:

RIGHT-OF-WAY LAND ACQ

Funding Source: Federal

Year: 2020: $36,707

No other funding noted in the 5 year plan.