Main Street Bridge, Jacksonville

Bridge Statistics:

Bridge Type: Lift

Length: 1680 feet

3 Main Spans 365' (Warren Truss)

14 Approach Spans (Steel Stringer)

Measuring 1,680 feet in length with 14 spans, the massive Main Street Bridge has become a landmark in downtown Jacksonville and was heralded as a major accomplishment when built at the end of the 1930s to carry US 1 over the St. Johns River. Made of eleven steel stringer spans and three Warren through trusses, the 365-foot long continuous truss vertical lift span at the center is the longest in Florida