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Royal Park Bridge

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Royal Park Bridge

Florida

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #283851

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost bascule bridge over Intracoastal Waterway on FL 704 in West Palm Beach
Location
West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1929; reconstructed 1959; replaced 2005
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 113.9 ft.
Total length: 1,237.9 ft.
Deck width: 27.9 ft.
Also called
Intracoastal Waterway Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+26.70602, -80.04645   (decimal degrees)
26°42'22" N, 80°02'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/594853/2954229 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Palm Beach
Inventory numbers
FDOT 930505 (Florida Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
FDOT 930022 (Florida Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
BH 12466 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 19, 2014: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • March 5, 2012: Updated by C Hanchey: Bridge was replaced in 2005

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler

Comments 

Royal Park Bridge
Posted February 10, 2014, by Steve T. (soflo360 [at] gmail [dot] com)

I posted a photo of the Royal Park Bridge on my photoblog - SoFlo360. Here is the link:

http://soflo360.blogspot.com/2013/11/royal-park-bridge.html

Intracoastal Waterway Bridge
Posted April 20, 2009, by Ken Steinhoff (ken [at] pbbt [dot] org)

I did a blog post on the Royal Park Bridge linking West Palm Beach, FL, to Palm Beach, FL, at

http://www.palmbeachbiketours.com/2009/04/19/a-new-look-at-t...