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Benzal Road Bridge

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Benzel Road Bridge

Photo showing Bailey deck looking west.

Photo taken by J Randall Houp, July 30, 2009

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BH Photo #225965

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Note: 

Written by J Randall Houp

I found this little bridge of interest on my way out to the Benzel Railroad Bridge. Actually sits in the Trusten Holder Wildlife Management Area. White River is seen on north side of bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Menard Bayou on Benzal Road
Location
Arkansas County, Arkansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 2004
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 37.1 ft.
Total length: 97.1 ft.
Deck width: 11.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.01620, -91.18856   (decimal degrees)
34°00'58" N, 91°11'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/667261/3765431 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Henrico SW
Inventory numbers
AHTD 20859 (Arkansas Highway and Transportation Dept. bridge number)
BH 51424 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2014)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 76.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1987)
48

Update Log 

  • January 26, 2015: Updated by Dave King: Updated page with NBI data
  • February 24, 2012: Essay added by J Randall Houp

Sources 

  • J. Randall Houp
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Benzal Road Bridge
Posted January 26, 2015, by Gil Graham (ggraham [at] baileybridge [dot] com)

This is not a Bailey Bridge.