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Dowling Park Bridge

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Dowling Park Bridge

Elevation of deck plate girder main spans

Photo taken by Wikimedia Commons user Ebyabe in September 2010

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #478778

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Description 

This bridge almost has the appearance of a railroad bridge when viewed at elevation. This is interesting because there is also an abandoned railroad bridge nearby.

Facts 

Overview
Haunched plate girder/concrete stringer bridge over Suwannee River on County Route 250
Location
Dowling Park, Lafayette County, Florida, and Suwannee County, Florida
Status
Open to traffic with a weight limit
History
Built 1955
Design
Haunched deck plate girder main spans; concrete stringer approach spans
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.9 ft.
Total length: 736.9 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.24454, -83.24991   (decimal degrees)
30°14'40" N, 83°14'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/283507/3348025 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
FDOT 370018 (Florida Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
BH 90244 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 12, 2020: New photos from Nick Boppel

Sources 

  • Nick Boppel - nickboppel01 [at] gmail [dot] com