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Pine Island Road Bridge (Old)

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Pine Island Road Bridge

Florida

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #289951

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Overview
Bascule bridge over Matlacha Pass on Pine Island Road in Cape Coral
Location
Lee County, Florida
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Future prospects
Turned into an artificial reef.
History
Built 1968 replaced with new single leaf bascule
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 82.0 ft.
Total length: 704.1 ft.
Deck width: 25.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+26.63167, -82.06861   (decimal degrees)
26°37'54" N, 82°04'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/393630/2946084 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Matlacha
Inventory numbers
FDOT 120050 (Florida Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
BH 12398 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2011)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 39.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
10,500

Update Log 

  • April 20, 2016: Updated by Luke: Bridge is technically still open if you're a fish or a scuba diver. Drawspan is now an artificial reef.
  • July 31, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • August 10, 2011: New Street View added by Nathan Holth

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