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Scott Creek Bridge

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Scott Creek Bridge

Photo looking north, upstream.

Photo taken by J Randall Houp, February 7, 2010

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BH Photo #225882

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Brief note: 

Written by J Randall Houp

Elkins Road and the bridge are commonly used as a short cut for traffic travelling to and from Paris and Booneville. Scott Creek at times is called,"Scotts Creek". Plaque on this bridge reads, "Scotts". The Scott family were early settlers in the Magazine area and have several bridges named after them.

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Scott Creek on Elkins Road
Location
Logan County, Arkansas
Status
Open to traffic
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 149.9 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Also called
Elkins Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.16470, -93.84152   (decimal degrees)
35°09'53" N, 93°50'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/423363/3891632 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Magazine
Average daily traffic (as of 1989)
40
Inventory numbers
AHTD 4630 (Arkansas Highway and Transportation Dept. bridge number)
BH 51405 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2016)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 95 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Arkansas (1,714)
Beam (14,369)
Built 1989 (74)
Built during 1980s (645)
Concrete girder (924)
Deck girder (5,046)
Girder (9,136)
Logan County, Arkansas (75)
Modern (2,156)
Open (38,207)
Owned by county (20,050)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,948)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,673)

Update Log 

  • February 23, 2012: Essay added by J Randall Houp

Sources 

  • J. Randall Houp