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Dry Creek Bridge

Photos 

West Approach

Photo taken by David Backlin in September 2010

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BH Photo #178849

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete tee beam bridge over Dry Creek on CO RD 519 (Brack Kimes Rd, Old US 62)
Location
Boone County, Arkansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1929
Builder
- Maxwell Construction Co. of Columbus, Kansas
Design
Concrete tee beam
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 28.9 ft.
Total length: 29.9 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.20587, -93.02427   (decimal degrees)
36°12'21" N, 93°01'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/497818/4006782 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Harrison
Inventory numbers
AHTD 10702 (Arkansas Highway and Transportation Dept. bridge number)
BH 45922 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2014)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 85.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1987)
64

Update Log 

  • September 22, 2010: Updated by David Backlin: Corrected Name
  • September 21, 2010: Updated by David Backlin: Added builder
  • September 20, 2010: Updated by David Backlin: Revised GPS, name
  • August 17, 2010: Added by David Backlin

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Comments 

Dry Creek Bridge
Posted September 22, 2010, by Cliff Darby (clif30 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Its always cool to see bridges on old highway alignments. You and I have both taken some pics of ones here in Louisiana.

Dry Creek Bridge
Posted September 22, 2010, by David Backlin (us71 [at] cox [dot] net)

On most maps, this is labeled as a Branch of Huzzah Creek, though the bridge plaque calls this "Dry Creek". This also appears to be a pre-1940's alignment of US 62.