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Nobles Ferry Bridge

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Nobles Ferry Bridge

Tallahassee Democrat: May 14 1969

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BH Photo #472698

Map 

Description 

The truck that caused the bridge to collapse was over 14 Times the posted weight limit.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Suwannee River on Old Nobles Ferry Road
Location
Hamilton County, Florida, and Suwannee County, Florida
Status
Collapsed
History
Collapsed in 1969 and not replaced until 1984.
Design
10-panel, pinned Camelback through truss
Also called
Suwannee River-SR 249 Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.43694, -83.09167   (decimal degrees)
30°26'13" N, 83°05'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/299131/3369061 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 89394 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Camelback truss (372)
Collapsed (391)
Florida (655)
Hamilton County, Florida (8)
Lost (24,727)
Lost 1969 (78)
Lost during 1960s (740)
Owned by county (20,784)
Suwannee County, Florida (10)
Through truss (15,059)
Truss (32,780)

Update Log 

  • May 24, 2020: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • May 24, 2020: Added by Tony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com