Saturday, December 8, 2012

Florida Keys Bridge #31 Torch Key Channel Bridge MM28.0

Torch Key Channel Bridge MM28
December 8, 2012, Keith Nelson, Rob Hickman


Name: SR 5 (US -1) over TORCH CHANNEL
Structure number: 900113
Location: TORCH KEY (MM 28.0)
Purpose: Carries two-lane highway over waterway
Route classification: Principal Arterial - Other (Rural)
Length of largest span: 82.0 ft. [25.0 m]
Total length: 824.2 ft. [251.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs: 44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge: 47.2 ft. [14.4 m]
Owner: State Highway Agency
Year built: 1982
Historic significance: Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Design load: MS 18 / HS 20
Number of main spans: 10
Main spans material: Prestressed concrete
Main spans design: Stringer/Multi-beam or girder
Deck type: Concrete Cast-in-Place
Wearing surface: Integral Concrete (separate non-modified layer of concrete added to structural deck)

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