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Cache River US 412 Bridge

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Overview

These color photos show the bridge after it was replaced and abandoned

Photo provided by the Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department

Map 

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Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pony truss bridge over Cache River on US 412 between Walnut Ridge and Paragould
Location
Lawrence County, Arkansas, and Greene County, Arkansas
Status
Replaced by new bridge, but main span preserved in place
Future prospects
Preserved
History
Built 1934 by the Vincennes Bridge Co.; replaced 1995
Builder
- Vincennes Bridge Co. of Vincennes, Indiana
Design
Skewed, rivet-connected, 11-panel Parker pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 376.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 9, 1990
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.06933, -90.82382   (decimal degrees)
36°04'10" N, 90°49'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/695976/3993830 (zone/easting/northing)
USGS topographic map
Walnut Ridge SE
Inventory numbers
NRHP 90000523 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
AHTD 1892 (Arkansas Highway and Transportation Dept. bridge number)
BH 10411 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/1991)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 12.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1992)
2,500

Update Log 

  • April 19, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • January 1, 2010: Posted HAER photos
  • January 19, 2005: Added AHTD photos

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