Bert Dosh Memorial Bridge

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Bert Dosh Memorial Bridge
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Carries 2 General purpose lanes of SR 40
Crosses Ocklawaha River
Locale Marion County, Florida
Maintained by Florida Department of Transportation
ID number 360055
Total length 2,732 feet
Opened 1972
Daily traffic 14,300
Coordinates 29°12′50″N 81°59′10″W / 29.214°N 81.986°W / 29.214; -81.986Coordinates: 29°12′50″N 81°59′10″W / 29.214°N 81.986°W / 29.214; -81.986

The Bert Dosh Memorial Bridge, also known as the Delks Bluff Bridge, carries State Road 40 over the Ocklawaha River in north-central Florida, east of Silver Springs.

Originally planned as part of the Cross Florida Barge Canal project, the bridge was under construction at the time of the decision by President Richard Nixon to halt work on the canal project, and it was decided to complete the high-level bridge, which opened in 1972.

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