Mathews Bridge Early 1950′s

April 11th, 2013, 12:00H · Topics: Around Town · Print

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An early 1950′s view of the Mathews Bridge shot from Arlington looking North West toward Jacksonville’s Talleyrand area.  The 7736 feet long by 58 feet wide steel bridge first opened to traffic April 15, 1953 and is celebrating it’s 60th. anniversary connecting downtown Jacksonville to the Arlington neighborhood and opening the door to the commercial development of the area East of the St. Johns River.

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