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St Francis River Bridge

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Marked Tree Arkansas Swing Bridge

View upstream of the highway swing bridge at Marked Tree, Arkansas, June 10, 1946

USACE Memphis District Photo 49979 W. C. Durby June 10, 1946

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BH Photo #330832

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over St Francis River on Bus US 63
Location
Marked Tree, Poinsett County, Arkansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1928-29; Replaced 1971
Design
Swing span is a cantilevered Warren through truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.0 ft.
Total length: 475.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.53277, -90.42428   (decimal degrees)
35°31'58" N, 90°25'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/733530/3935179 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Marked Tree
Inventory number
BH 45333 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 2, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • June 30, 2015: Updated by Rusty Weisman: Added 1946 photo illustrating 3 main spans
  • November 30, 2010: Updated by David Backlin: Added Lost date
  • August 12, 2010: New Street View added by Jason Smith
  • May 21, 2010: Added by David Backlin

Sources 

  • David Backlin - us71 [at] cox [dot] net
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Rusty Weisman
  • Douglas Butler