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Cove Creek Bridge

Photos 

Piers

Photo provided by the Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department

BH Photo #100337

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost stringer bridge with stone piers over Cove Creek on Cove Creek Crossing
Location
Crawford County, Arkansas
Status
Destroyed by fire
History
Built 1937; damaged by fire 1999; replaced 2000
Builder
- Works Progress Administration
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 27.9 ft.
Total length: 109.9 ft.
Deck width: 19.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.72250, -94.40814   (decimal degrees)
35°43'21" N, 94°24'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/372640/3954084 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Natural Dam
Inventory numbers
AHTD 12189 (Arkansas Highway and Transportation Dept. bridge number)
NRHP 95000650 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 10305 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/1990)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Not deficient
Sufficiency rating: 85.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1987)
29

Update Log 

  • March 27, 2010: Updated by David Backlin: Revised GPS
  • December 31, 2009: New photo from Gene McCluney
  • February 19, 2005: Posted new photos

Sources 

Comments 

Cove Creek Bridge
Posted September 19, 2007, by Gene McCluney (mccluney [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

The replacement bridge seems to utilize the original piers, although they have been built up to place the new bridge higher.