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Florida Avenue Bridge (2005)

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New Florida Avenue Lift Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in May 2011

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BH Photo #198523

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Overview
Bridge over the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (Industrial Canal) on Florida Avenue
Location
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana
Status
Open to both rail and vehicular traffic
History
Built 2005 by the American Bridge Co.
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroad
- New Orleans Public Belt Railroad (NOPB)
Design
Vertical lift
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 300.0 ft.
Total length: 342.0 ft.
Also called
Inner Harbor Navigation Canal Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.98068, -90.02195   (decimal degrees)
29°58'50" N, 90°01'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/787346/3320378 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Orleans East
Inventory number
BH 48729 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 8, 2020: New photo from Gregory Grice
  • January 27, 2020: Updated by Luke: Added categories "Rail-and-Road", "New Orleans Public Belt Railroad"
  • August 27, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Railroad"
  • May 2, 2011: New Street View added by Cliff Darby
  • May 1, 2011: Added by C Hanchey

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Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Cliff Darby - cliffsta1987 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Wikipedia
  • Douglas Butler
  • Gregory Grice - bl20gh114 [at] gmail [dot] com