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White Oak Slough Bridge

Photos 

South Approach

Photo taken by David Backlin in March 2016

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BH Photo #351078

Map 

Street View 

Description 

This bridge was constructed along with two others between Alicia and Minturn (the Black Spice Ditch and Village Creek Ditch bridges) in 1930. This bridge was bypassed by the 1952 alignment of US 67 and was abandoned.

This bridge lies on the portion of Old US 67 from Alicia to Hoxie, AR that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned concrete tee beam bridge over White Oak Slough on old alignment of US 67
Location
Minturn, Lawrence County, Arkansas
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1930; Abandoned 1952
Builder
- Richardson Ayres of Hope, Arkansas
Design
Concrete tee beam
Recognition
Listed as a contributing resource to a designated historic district on the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.97207, -91.02974   (decimal degrees)
35°58'19" N, 91°01'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/677648/3982645 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Alicia
Inventory number
BH 71614 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 31, 2016: New photos from David Backlin
  • March 30, 2016: New Street View added by David Backlin

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