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George Crady Bridge Fishing Pier State Park

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Nassa Sound Bridge

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Photo taken by Douglas Butler in June 2013

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Description 

The bridge/state park is named after Florida Representative George Crady, who spearheaded local support to save the bridge for public fishing use.

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Overview
Deck plate girder swing bridge over Nassa Sound on George Crady Bridge Fishing Pier State Park
Location
Jacksonville, Nassau County, Florida, and Duval County, Florida
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1948; Replaced by the adjacent bridge in 1999; Converted to pedestrian use 2003
Design
Deck plate girder swing
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 174.0 ft.
Total length: 3,413.0 ft. (0.6 mi.)
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Also called
Buccaneer Trail Bridge
Heckscher Drive
Nassau Sound Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.51821, -81.45284   (decimal degrees)
30°31'06" N, 81°27'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/456552/3376296 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
FDOT 740055 (Florida Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
BH 62470 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2003)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 41.0 (out of 100)

Update Log 

  • November 20, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • October 16, 2015: Updated by Luke: Changed name and marked bridge as open to pedestrians
  • October 16, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • August 13, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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