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Posted by blue streak 1 on Thursday, October 21, 2021 11:24 PM

Oct 17, 2021 view of Melborne's Crane Creek bridge.  Quite a change from last seen.  Interesting how the yellow steel construction(?) members are being stored on the long out of service 2nd track bridge structures.

Brightline Crane Creek Bridge Construction - October 17, 2021 - YouTube

 

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Posted by rdamon on Friday, October 22, 2021 7:38 AM

The Crane creek bridge is one of the most interesting projects on this line.  The logistics to keep everything open and repair truck damage has been great to watch. I was suprised that they didn't use that second bridge for more.

A lot of steel will be getting recycled from this project.  Brightline should use those bridge sections in their station constuction. 

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Posted by MidlandMike on Friday, October 22, 2021 9:10 PM

rdamon
A lot of steel will be getting recycled from this project.  Brightline should use those bridge sections in their station constuction. 

Crane Creek is an inlet of of the Indian River Lagoon which is salt water.  It is also not that far from the Atlantic Ocean.  Old exposed steel in that environment corrodes faster.  It might not be suitable for structural reuse.

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Posted by blue streak 1 on Saturday, October 23, 2021 5:45 AM

Another shorter video containing the over view of the Palm Beach repair facility and some schedule testing.  Prior to start of revenue service.

Brightline Simulated Service and Running Repair Facility - October 16, 2021 - YouTube

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Posted by rdamon on Saturday, October 23, 2021 12:43 PM

MidlandMike

 

 
rdamon
A lot of steel will be getting recycled from this project.  Brightline should use those bridge sections in their station constuction. 

 

Crane Creek is an inlet of of the Indian River Lagoon which is salt water.  It is also not that far from the Atlantic Ocean.  Old exposed steel in that environment corrodes faster.  It might not be suitable for structural reuse.

 

 

Agreed, I was think more for the 'art' value  

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Posted by blue streak 1 on Sunday, October 31, 2021 12:55 AM

From Port Solerno - Jupiter - West Palm Beach Oct 16, 2021.   Not much aerial views except for Jupiter draw bridge.

South Florida Brightline Construction - October 2021 - YouTube

 

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Posted by blue streak 1 on Monday, November 8, 2021 5:15 PM

Narcoossee road to past OUC  rail connection.  Track is being laid both ways from the OUC rail connection.  Notice all signal locations have solar panels and standby generators where comercial power not available.

Brightline Orlando Line Construction Part 1: Narcoossee Road, SR 417, Innovation Way - Oct/Nov 2021 - YouTube

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Posted by rdamon on Monday, November 8, 2021 5:20 PM

Looks like he is 'in' with the Brightline folks now.  

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Posted by blue streak 1 on Friday, November 12, 2021 10:34 PM

Brightline from Dallas Blvd to state 520  ..  His sction 2 of the  Airport to FEC overview.,

Brightline Orlando Line Construction Part 2: Dallas Blvd to State Road 520 - Oct/Nov 2021 - YouTube

 

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Posted by blue streak 1 on Thursday, November 18, 2021 12:25 AM

Brightline Oct -  Nov 2021 section 3 .  State route 520 - Cocoa / FEC connection,

Brightline Orlando Line Construction Part 3: State Road 520 to Cocoa - Oct/Nov 2021 - YouTube

 

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