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Fort Hamer Bridge

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Fort Hamer Bridge

View beside the bridge

Photo taken by American Infrastructure Magazine

View this photo at americaninfrastructuremag.com

BH Photo #472582

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Description 

This modern bridge is notable for its length as well as its unusual curved design. The curvature in the bridge is somewhat similar to the Glenn L. Jackson Memorial Bridge outside of Portland, Oregon.

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Mantee River on Fort Hamer Road
Location
Fort Hamer, Manatee County, Florida
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 2017
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 144.0 ft.
Total length: 2,318.0 ft. (0.4 mi.)
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Also called
Fort Hammer Bridge (incorrect spelling)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+27.52137, -82.42834   (decimal degrees)
27°31'17" N, 82°25'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/358937/3044996 (zone/easting/northing)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
15,900
Inventory numbers
FDOT 134123 (Florida Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
BH 89350 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2017)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 84.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 22, 2020: New photos from Nick Boppel

Sources 

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