Blackburn Point Bridge

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Blackburn Point Bridge
Osprey FL Blackburn Point Bridge02.jpg
Blackburn Point Bridge is located in Florida
Blackburn Point Bridge
Location Osprey, Florida
Coordinates 27°10′46″N 82°29′41″W / 27.17944°N 82.49472°W / 27.17944; -82.49472Coordinates: 27°10′46″N 82°29′41″W / 27.17944°N 82.49472°W / 27.17944; -82.49472
Built 1926
NRHP Reference # 01000290[1][2]
Added to NRHP March 29, 2001[2]

The Blackburn Point Bridge is a historic swing bridge located near Osprey, Florida, United States, that is listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. It is a one-lane swing bridge located on Blackburn Point Road at the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway. It is the northernmost of the two bridges connecting the barrier island Casey Key to the mainland of Florida. It was constructed by the Champion Bridge Co. and opened to traffic in December 1926.[3]

The bridge was added to the National Register on March 29, 2001.[2]

Side view of the bridge, from a boat

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ a b c "Weekly list of actions taken on properties: 3/26/01 through 3/30/01". National Park Service. April 6, 2001. Retrieved June 2, 2013. 
  3. ^ Smith, Mark D. (March 12, 1996). "Blackburn Point Bridge a swinging reminder". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. Retrieved June 2, 2013. 

External links[edit]

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