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DeGray Creek Bridge

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Overview

Photo taken August 2002 and provided by the Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over DeGray Creek on CR 50 (Terrell Road)
Location
Clark County, Arkansas
Status
Open to one-lane traffic
History
Built 1930; rehabilitated 1975
Design
Pin-connected, 4-panel Pratt pony truss with wooden deck
Dimensions
Span length: 61.0 ft.
Total length: 61.0 ft.
Deck width: 10.5 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on January 21, 2010
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.16071, -93.18847   (decimal degrees)
34°09'39" N, 93°11'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/482628/3779991 (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 05/2012)
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)
23

Categories 

4-panel truss (227)
Arkansas (1,453)
Built 1930 (1,368)
Built during 1930s (9,152)
Clark County, Arkansas (45)
NR-listed (2,638)
One-lane traffic (7,194)
Open (31,008)
Owned by county (17,055)
Pin-connected (1,811)
Pony truss (13,570)
Pratt pony truss (2,529)
Pratt truss (6,280)
Span length 50-75 feet (7,525)
Structurally deficient (17,163)
Total length 50-75 feet (7,276)
Truss (25,431)
Wooden deck (5,573)

Update Log 

  • January 29, 2010: Updated by James Baughn: Posted to the National Register
  • September 26, 2005: Posted additional photos from Wayne Kizziar

Sources 

  • AHTD
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com

Comments 

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

I paid a visit to this bridge today(9-16-05) and it is still in place, a little worse for ware but still there. Beautiful little bridge in a rustic setting.