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Almonaster Avenue Bridge (Never Built)

Photos 

Lowered (design plan never built)

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in December 2014

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BH Photo #388691

Map 

Description 

Few years ago on the internet New Orleans of the Louisiana Department Of Transportation once had a designed planned for a new vertical lift bridge constructed to replace a Strauss Heel trunnion bascule bridge, with highway combined with railroad they may removed the information from the web. Unfortunately this lift bridge never came to action of construction. The indentical Strauss Heel trunnion of the Florida Avenue Bridge replaced it with a vertical lift bridge in 2004, 2005.

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss bridge over Industrial Canal on Almonaster Avenue/With Railroad
Location
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana
Status
Never built
History
Planned, But Never Constructed
Design
Warren through truss vertical lift
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.00433, -90.02538   (decimal degrees)
30°00'16" N, 90°01'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/786947/3322992 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Spanish Fort
Inventory number
BH 76911 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 2, 2017: Added by Douglas Butler

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Sources 

  • Douglas Butler