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Beech Creek Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken August 2002 by the Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department

BH Photo #100200

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Beech Creek on McKenzie Road (CR 194)
Location
Clark County, Arkansas
Status
Replaced by new bridge made from recycled train car chassis
History
Built ca. 1920; rehabilitated 1991; replaced ca. 2004
Design
Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 41.0 ft.
Total length: 42.0 ft.
Deck width: 10.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.83310, -93.07875   (decimal degrees)
33°49'59" N, 93°04'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/492713/3743653 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
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Inventory numbers
AHTD 11105 (Arkansas Highway and Transportation Dept. bridge number)
BH 10253 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arkansas (1,708)
Built during 1920s (9,433)
Clark County, Arkansas (49)
Lost (21,662)
Owned by county (19,895)
Pony truss (15,634)
Replaced by new bridge (14,359)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,844)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,648)
Truss (31,038)
Warren pony truss (3,173)
Warren truss (6,204)
Wooden deck (5,992)

Update Log 

  • September 26, 2005: Wayne Kizziar reports bridge has been replaced

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Comments 

Beech Creek Bridge
Posted September 16, 2005, by Wayne Kizziar (wayne1701 [at] cableone [dot] net)

Hello all, I went looking for the Beech Creek Bridge today, 9-16-05, and sadly it has been replaced by a modified rail-car chassis. All that remains of the original pony truss is a pile of I-beams in the creek.