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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
Average daily traffic (as of 1987)
71
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 report (as of February 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 60.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • February 3, 2018: New photo from David Backlin
  • 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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