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Herrods Creek Bridge

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Herrods Creek Bridge

Photo taken off new bridge looking north.

Photo taken by J Randall Houp in February 2012

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BH Photo #226325

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Written by J Randall Houp

By-passed by new "big cement ugly" bridge. Old bridge sits on the north side of the new higher bridge. Bridge plaque has been taken. Bridge is still in good condition and still can be driven across. Used mostly by 4 wheel drive vehicles, off road vehicles and 4-wheelers.

Facts 

Overview
Concrete deck girder bridge over Herrods Creek on Arkansas 215
Location
Franklin County, Arkansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1937, Bypassed by new bridge 1997 but left intact
Design
Concrete deck girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 25.9 ft.
Total length: 78.1 ft.
Deck width: 19.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.68810, -93.74760   (decimal degrees)
35°41'17" N, 93°44'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/432355/3949612 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Yale
Inventory numbers
AHTD 17951 (Arkansas Highway and Transportation Dept. bridge number)
BH 51492 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 31, 2014: Updated by David Backlin: Added NBI data
  • February 28, 2012: Essay added by J Randall Houp

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