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US-71 Overpass

Photos 

Under from the Northwest

Photo taken by Brad Smith in December 2012

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BH Photo #245159

Map 

Facts 

Overview
The bridge carries US 71 but there is no rails or traffic below the roadaway
Location
Texarkana, Miller County, Arkansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1929; rehabilitated 1963
Railroads
- Texas & Pacific Railway (T&P)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 45.9 ft.
Total length: 173.9 ft.
Deck width: 56.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.40762, -94.03038   (decimal degrees)
33°24'27" N, 94°01'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/404189/3696951 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Texarkana
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
6,700
Inventory numbers
AHTD A0969 (Arkansas Highway and Transportation Dept. bridge number)
BH 44691 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2017)
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: 89.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • January 30, 2018: New Street View added by David Backlin
  • August 27, 2014: Updated by Brad Smith: Railway below is abandoned, but the bridge still carries US71
  • December 24, 2012: New photos from Brad Smith
  • April 2, 2010: Added by David Backlin

Sources 

  • David Backlin - us71 [at] cox [dot] net
  • Brad Smith - gaberdine [at] hotmail [dot] com