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Bethesda Road Bridge

Photos 

Oblique view

Photo taken December 2005 by Jeremy Lance

BH Photo #100805

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Small two-span arch bridge over Prairie Creek on E. Bethesda Road in Mena
Location
Polk County, Arkansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1935; rehabilitated 1955
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 11.1 ft.
Total length: 25.9 ft.
Deck width: 22.6 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.56472, -94.23944   (decimal degrees)
34°33'53" N, 94°14'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/386299/3825471 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mena
Average daily traffic (as of 1987)
625
Inventory numbers
AHTD 18964 (Arkansas Highway and Transportation Dept. bridge number)
BH 10496 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 51.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Arch (11,440)
Arkansas (1,704)
Built 1935 (1,635)
Built during 1930s (11,064)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,728)
Deck arch (10,682)
Open (38,359)
Owned by city (4,861)
Polk County, Arkansas (43)
Span length under 25 feet (6,398)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,577)

Update Log 

  • January 23, 2006: Posted photos from Jeremy Lance

Sources 

  • J Lance - bugo [at] hotmail [dot] com