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Alva Bridge (Old)

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Alva Bridge (Old)

Replaced

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in March 2015

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

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BH Photo #320359

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Caloosahatchee River on Broadway Street, then relocated to Cape Coral crossing the Matlacha Pass
Location
Alva, Lee County, Florida
Status
No longer exists replaced
History
Built in 1903; replaced and relocated to Cape Coral crossing the Matlacha Pass
Builder
- Champion Bridge Co. of Wilmington, Ohio
Design
Through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+26.71280, -81.60967   (decimal degrees)
26°42'46" N, 81°36'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/439358/2954771 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Alva
Inventory number
BH 66845 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Alva, Florida (2)
Built 1903 (609)
Built during 1900s (7,469)
Champion Bridge Co. (97)
Florida (675)
Lee County, Florida (17)
Lost (26,801)
Lost 1926 (63)
Lost during 1920s (571)
Movable (3,076)
Owned by state (16,268)
Swing (1,528)
Through truss (15,923)
Truss (34,195)

Update Log 

  • December 9, 2020: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • April 1, 2015: Added by Douglas Butler

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