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Mulberry River Bridge

Photos 

North Approach

Photo taken by David Backlin in January 2012

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BH Photo #223482

Map 

Description 

Part of the middle section appears to have washed away and been replaced circa 1971

Facts 

Overview
Slab bridge over Mulberry River on Low Bridge Rd
Location
Franklin County, Arkansas
Status
Open to One Lane traffic with 3 Ton Weight Limit
History
Built 1940, Partially destroyed by flooding 1971 and rebuilt
Design
Slab
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 24.9 ft.
Total length: 26.9 ft.
Deck width: 11.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.68493, -93.75296   (decimal degrees)
35°41'06" N, 93°45'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/431867/3949264 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cass
Average daily traffic (as of 1987)
10
Inventory numbers
AHTD 22470 (Arkansas Highway and Transportation Dept. bridge number)
BH 50973 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 50.5 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • January 19, 2012: Updated by David Backlin: Added NBI Data
  • January 18, 2012: Updated by J.P.: corrected county
  • January 17, 2012: New photos from David Backlin
  • January 16, 2012: Added by David Backlin

Sources 

Comments 

Mulberry River Bridge
Posted January 19, 2012, by David Backlin (us71 [at] cox [dot] net)

NUTS! That's what I get for posting when I'm tired. It is indeed Franklin County.

Mea culpa!

Mulberry River Bridge
Posted January 18, 2012, by J. Randall Houp (ghostbridgehunter [at] yahoo [dot] com)

David: Please correct this. The Mulberry River does not flow anywhere in Madison County nor does Arkansas Highway 215 travel east and west in Madison County. This is a FRANKLIN COUNTY BIRIDGE. Thanx! Randall