DeGray Creek Bridge
Photo taken August 2002 and provided by the Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department
BH Photo #100208
The American practice of using pins for bridge connections lasted from the 1860s until the 1920s. DeGray Creek Bridge is the only known surviving pin-connected Pratt pony truss bridge in Arkansas. It was moved from its original location to its present location during construction of DeGray Dam in the mid-twentieth century.
-- Historic American Engineering Record
- Pony truss bridge over DeGray Creek on CR 50 (Terrell Road)
- Clark County, Arkansas
- Open to one-lane traffic
- Built ca. 1915 probably by Stupp Brothers Bridge & Iron Co.; relocated here ca. 1975
- - Stupp Brothers Bridge & Iron Co. of St. Louis, Missouri
- Pin-connected, 4-panel Pratt pony truss with wooden deck
Span length: 61.0 ft.
Total length: 61.0 ft.
Deck width: 10.5 ft.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on January 21, 2010
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +34.15389, -93.16015 (decimal degrees)
34°09'14" N, 93°09'37" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 15/485237/3779231 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- De Gray
- Inventory numbers
- AHTD 11085 (Arkansas Highway and Transportation Dept. bridge number)
NRHP 09001239 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 10256 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection (as of 05/2015)
- Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 34.1 (out of 100)
- Average daily traffic (as of 1987)
- March 6, 2017: Updated by Robert Elder: Moved pin to the correct bridge.
- March 5, 2017: HAER photos posted by James Baughn
- January 29, 2010: Updated by James Baughn: Posted to the National Register
- September 26, 2005: Posted additional photos from Wayne Kizziar
- HAER AR-81 - DeGray Creek Bridge, Spanning DeGray Creek at Blish Road (CR 50), Arkadelphia, Clark County, AR
- Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com