Almonaster Avenue Bridge

Local nameAlmonaster Avenue Bridge
LocationNew Orleans, United States

The Almonaster Avenue Bridge is a bascule bridge in New Orleans, Louisiana. The bridge has two vehicular lanes of Almonaster Avenue and two railroad tracks over the Industrial Canal.

The bridge is named after Almonaster Avenue on which it is built. It is one of the first four bridges built by the Port of New Orleans and was completed in 1919 in order to provide railroad access across the Inner Harbor-Navigational Canal, locally referred to as the Industrial Canal. Besides Almonaster Bridge, two of the sister bridges at St. Claude Avenue and Seabrook, remain in service today.

The bridge also served to re-connect Old Gentilly Road, which had been severed by the construction of the Industrial Canal.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Almonaster_Avenue_Bridge

Address 6317 Almonaster Ave, New Orleans 70126, United States

Coordinates 30°0'16.393" N -90°1'33.295" E

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