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Francis P. Whitehair Bridge
Crows Bluff Bridge
Primary Photographer(s): Marc Scotti
Bridge Documented: August 5, 2014
DeLand: Lake County, Florida and Volusia County, Florida: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
104.7 Feet (31.9 Meters)
525.0 Feet (160 Meters)
27.6 Feet (8.41 Meters)
1 Main Span(s)
and 10 Approach Span(s)
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This bridge's future is at risk!
Bridge Status: This historic bridge is currently being replaced and will be demolished!
This is one of Florida's once numerous bascule bridges, but these bridges are rapidly disappearing as they are replaced with fixed high level bridges.
Just down the street, DeLand has a beautiful old train station.
The De Land family that DeLand, Florida was founded by is actually from Fairport, New York. They ran a company that did a lot of business on the Erie Canal, and then moved down south. There’s a plaque or two for them right in Fairport.
Above: Historical photo showing bridge construction.
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