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Hal Adams Bridge

Photos 

Oblique view

Photo taken by L. Watson

BH Photo #101656

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Suspension bridge over Suwannee River on FL 51
Location
Lafayette County, Florida, and Suwannee County, Florida
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1947
Design
Wire suspension with Warren pony truss stiffening
Dimensions
Total length: 687.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.09920, -83.17163   (decimal degrees)
30°05'57" N, 83°10'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/290734/3331767 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mayo
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
4,000
Inventory numbers
FDOT 330009 (Florida Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
BH 12391 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 41.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • September 22, 2014: New photo from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • July 23, 2014: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • February 25, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • May 5, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added GPS and info.
  • December 4, 2006: Posted photos from L. Watson

Sources 

  • L. Watson
  • Nathan Holth
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth

Comments 

Hal Adams Bridge
Posted March 30, 2009, by Bobbie Martin (mini1275 [at] bellsouth [dot] net)

Photos taken 03/29/2009

Hal Adams Bridge
Posted June 9, 2007, by John Webb (johnwebb [at] alltel [dot] net)

Was this Florida's first suspension bridge? How many other suspension bridges are their in Florida and where are they?