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Fort Denaud Swing Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Tracie Thompson in 2007

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BH Photo #160535

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Video by Mark Boettcher

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Facts 

Overview
Swing pony truss bridge over Caloosahatchee River on Fort Denaud Way
Location
Fort Denaud, Hendry County, Florida
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1940; re-erected here in 1963
Builder
- Powell Brothers of Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Design
Swing Warren pony truss with no verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 191.0 ft.
Total length: 434.7 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+26.74389, -81.51056   (decimal degrees)
26°44'38" N, 81°30'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/449230/2958170 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
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Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
1,000
Inventory numbers
FDOT 070013 (Florida Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
BH 12373 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 10.1 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • January 12, 2022: New photos from Mark Boettcher
  • March 13, 2021: Updated by Geoff Hubbs: Updated history
  • February 9, 2021: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added builder.
  • April 3, 2010: Updated by James Baughn: Posted photos from Tracie Thompson, imported NBI data, added Street View

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