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Lake Worth Bridge (Old)

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Lake Worth Bridge (Old)

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #498168

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Steel stringer bascule bridge over Intracoastal Waterway on Lake Avenue
Location
Lake Worth, Palm Beach County, Florida
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
Steel stringer bascule
Approximate latitude, longitude
+26.61507, -80.04330   (decimal degrees)
26°36'54" N, 80°02'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/595242/2944157 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 93145 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bascule (1,084)
Beam (16,411)
Built 1912 (856)
Built during 1910s (9,880)
Florida (679)
Lake Worth, Florida (3)
Lost (27,275)
Lost 1931 (84)
Lost during 1930s (775)
Movable (3,092)
Owned by city (5,902)
Palm Beach County, Florida (45)
Replaced by new bridge (18,514)
Steel stringer (6,568)

Update Log 

  • May 12, 2021: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • May 9, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Douglas Butler