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Bridge of Lions (Temporary)

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #317337

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Removed Acrow Pony Truss vertical lift bridge over Matanzas River on Anastasia Boulevard at St. Augustine
Location
Augustine, St. Johns County, Florida
Status
Open to traffic
Builder
- Acrow Corporation of America of Parsippany, New Jersey
Design
Acrow Pony Truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.89256, -81.30772   (decimal degrees)
29°53'33" N, 81°18'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/470289/3306919 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 61857 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 26, 2015: New photos from James Baughn
  • February 21, 2015: Photo imported by Dave King
  • July 23, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler

Comments 

Bridge of Lions (Temporary)
Posted February 27, 2015, by Roger Deschner (rogerdeschner [at] gmail [dot] com)

Holy cow! They suspended a two-story Bailey pony truss bridge from scaffolding to make a temporary lift bridge. Not exactly a work of art, but still a unique, remarkable bridge.