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Spanish River Boulevard Bridge

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Spanish River Blvd Bridge

Boca Raton FL

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in August 2014

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BH Photo #292553

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Overview
Pair of bascule bridges over Intracoastal Waterway on Spanish River Blvd. in Boca Raton
Location
Palm Beach County, Florida
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1971
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Total length: 486.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+26.38621, -80.07115   (decimal degrees)
26°23'10" N, 80°04'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/592653/2918788 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Delray Beach
Inventory numbers
FDOT 930226 (Florida Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
BH 12474 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2014)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 63.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
7,900

Update Log 

  • February 21, 2017: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • January 30, 2016: Photo imported by Dave King
  • August 3, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • August 27, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • September 26, 2012: New Street View added by Jodi Christman

Sources 

  • Jodi Christman - masterofchaos [at] outlook [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke

Comments 

Spanish River Blvd. Bridge
Posted September 26, 2012, by Matt Lohry

Bob,

The main reason for usage of drawbridges in these locations is that for high bridges, longer approaches are required, which there is no room for in these tight areas.

Spanish River Blvd. Bridge
Posted September 26, 2012, by Bob (Bob [at] aol [dot] com)

When next you rebuild it for God's sake build it way higher to reduce the need for openings!!!!!!