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Sulphur River Bridge

Photo 

Original Drawing

Original Drawing

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BH Photo #375215

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Sulphur River on US 71
Location
Miller County, Arkansas
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1930-31
Design
K-Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 225.0 ft.
Total length: 462.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.14944, -93.89206   (decimal degrees)
33°08'58" N, 93°53'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/416807/3668208 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Doddridge NW
Inventory number
BH 45274 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arkansas (1,676)
Built during 1930s (10,582)
K-Parker truss (64)
K-Truss (83)
Lost (18,695)
Miller County, Arkansas (25)
Owned by state (13,695)
Replaced by new bridge (12,393)
Span length 175-250 feet (1,810)
Through truss (12,893)
Total length 250-500 feet (4,604)
Truss (29,444)
US 71 (142)

Update Log 

  • January 4, 2017: New photo from Nathan Holth
  • May 17, 2010: Added by David Backlin

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Comments 

Sulphur River Bridge
Posted January 4, 2017, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

The DOT has a bunch of old drawings on its historic bridge website and the attached drawings revealed this was a K-Parker type of truss.

Attachment #1 (application/pdf; 2,363,281 bytes)