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Pedro Bridge

Photos 

Oblique view

Photo taken June 2002 and provided by the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department

BH Photo #100111

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Illinois River on CR 196 between US 412 and Old AR 68
Location
Benton County, Arkansas
Status
Closed to traffic
History
Built 1917 by the Pope Construction Co. of Jefferson City, MO
Design
Pin-connected, 7-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 125.9 ft.
Total length: 206.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.2 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on January 19, 2005
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.17602, -94.39207   (decimal degrees)
36°10'34" N, 94°23'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/374812/4004370 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gallatin
Average daily traffic (as of 1987)
26
Inventory numbers
AHTD 10631 (Arkansas Highway and Transportation Dept. bridge number)
NRHP 04001503 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 10222 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • December 15, 2008: New photos from Gene McCluney
  • August 23, 2008: Updated history
  • June 15, 2005: Posted new photos

Sources 

Comments 

Pedro Bridge
Posted January 28, 2016, by Allan Felkins (afelkins [at] fna-group [dot] com)

Is the public allowed there to fish? The last time I was there signs were posted "No Trespassing " on the south side of the old road. Is there an easement access on all county bridges?