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FEC - Dodge Island Bridge

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Dodge Island Railroad Bridge

It's the blue bridge directly behind the Seaport Causeway Bridge.

Photo taken by Phillip Pessar

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #328947

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Description 

This bridge was abandoned at one time then put back to service. This trunnion girder bascule bridge was painted blue.

Facts 

Overview
Bascule deck plate girder bridge over Biscayne Bay (ICWW) on Florida East Coast Railroad
Location
Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida
Status
Open to traffic
History
Open to traffic , after being abandoned then painted blue
Builder
- L.O. Hopkins & Sons of Nashville, Tennessee
Railroad
- Florida East Coast Railway (FEC)
Design
Deck plate girder bascule
Approximate latitude, longitude
+25.77982, -80.18224   (decimal degrees)
25°46'47" N, 80°10'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/581992/2851555 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Miami
Inventory number
BH 62748 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bascule (1,074)
Beam (15,926)
Deck girder (5,827)
Florida (668)
Florida East Coast Railway (45)
Girder (10,376)
Have street view (27,132)
Intracoastal Waterway (134)
L.O. Hopkins & Sons (9)
Miami, Florida (21)
Miami-Dade County, Florida (60)
Movable (3,005)
Navigable waterway (2,155)
Open (40,045)
Owned by railroad (12,596)
Plate girder (8,047)
Railroad (15,664)

Update Log 

  • November 30, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • June 13, 2015: New photo from Phillip Pessar
  • June 12, 2015: New photo from Phillip Pessar
  • March 10, 2015: Updated by Luke: Updated status per forum comment
  • February 6, 2015: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • August 30, 2014: New Street View added by Douglas Butler

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FEC - Miami River Bridge
Posted March 10, 2015, by colingildea (colingildea125 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Bridge is not abandoned is used everyday for trains into portmiami