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Northeast Cape Fear River Bridge

Photos 

Busy persons correspondence card, Ocean Highway Bridge, Wilmington, N. C.

Boston Public Library

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND)

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BH Photo #317649

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Double leaf bascule bridge over Northeast Cape Fear River on US-74
Location
Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1929; Replaced 1979
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 2,036.0 ft. (0.4 mi.)
Also called
Twin Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.25191, -77.95111   (decimal degrees)
34°15'07" N, 77°57'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/228234/3794028 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Castle Hayne
Inventory number
BH 66421 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 7, 2015: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • March 6, 2015: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler