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Lake Worth Bridge

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Lake Worth Bridge

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #511153

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bascule bridge over Intracoastal Waterway on Lake Avenue
Location
Lake Worth, Palm Beach County, Florida
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1931
Design
Deck plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+26.61526, -80.04319   (decimal degrees)
26°36'55" N, 80°02'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/595253/2944179 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 94900 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bascule (1,084)
Beam (16,411)
Built 1931 (958)
Built during 1930s (11,983)
Deck girder (6,155)
Florida (679)
Girder (10,896)
Lake Worth, Florida (3)
Lost (27,275)
Lost 1973 (88)
Lost during 1970s (888)
Movable (3,092)
Owned by city (5,902)
Palm Beach County, Florida (45)
Plate girder (8,507)
Replaced by new bridge (18,514)
Steel stringer (6,568)

Update Log 

  • November 1, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

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Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs