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Lake Monroe Bridge

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Old US 17 Lake Monroe Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in July 2011

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Overview
Warren through truss bridge over Lake Monroe (St Johns River) on former U.S. Hwy 17
Location
Sanford, Seminole County, Florida, and Volusia County, Florida
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1933; bypassed in 1994 and swing span preserved as fishing pier
Builders
- Ingalls Iron Works of Birmingham, Alabama
- Kreis Contracting Co. of Knoxville, Tennessee
- W.W. White Steel Construction Co.
Design
Warren truss swing bridge
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 234.9 ft.
Total length: 627.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+28.83706, -81.32405   (decimal degrees)
28°50'13" N, 81°19'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/468388/3189976 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sanford
Inventory numbers
FDOT 770009 (Florida Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
BH 49113 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/1991)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 56.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1989)
13,722

Update Log 

  • July 16, 2011: New Street View added by Ben Tate
  • July 16, 2011: Added by C Hanchey

Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Ben Tate - benji5221 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler

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Lake Monroe Bridge
Posted August 19, 2013, by Douglas Butler

Lake Monroe bridge drawing.

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