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War Eagle Creek Bridge

Photos 

View from new bridge

Photo provided by the Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department

BH Photo #100669

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Two-span open-spandrel arch bridge over War Eagle Creek on CR 1648 (Old AR 68)
Location
Madison County, Arkansas
Status
Open to one-lane traffic
History
Built 1924; made obsolete by a new bridge in 1960
Builder
- Meyer & Greenwald Construction Co. of Meridian, Mississippi
Design
Open-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 206.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
McMurray Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.12161, -93.69415   (decimal degrees)
36°07'18" N, 93°41'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/437533/3997659 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Huntsville
Inventory numbers
AHTD 15035 (Arkansas Highway and Transportation Dept. bridge number)
NRHP 07001430 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 10445 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 60.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1987)
71

Update Log 

  • April 17, 2010: New Street View added by James Baughn
  • December 7, 2008: New photos from Gene McCluney
  • October 12, 2008: Updated by David Backlin: County Road renumbered
  • March 7, 2005: David Backlin reports this bridge is still open to traffic

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