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Shady Lake Stone Bridge #1

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East View - South Fork Saline River

Corregated semi-circular steel liner. Stone Clad. Note: railing line may have been from another era. Bridge is eligible for Historic Register.

Photo taken by Fredrick Garcia in March 2008

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Overview
Stone arch bridge over South Fork Saline River on Forest Service Rd. #38
Location
Polk County, Arkansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1937 by CCC along with a dam, care takers house & pavilion. A two span sister bridge is nearly. Stone guardrails may have been added later or were a replacement.
Builder
- Civilian Conservation Corps
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Span length: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 14, 2010
Also called
CCC bridge at Shady Lake Rec. Area
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.36091, -94.02344   (decimal degrees)
34°21'39" N, 94°01'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/405887/3802649 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Umpire
Elevation
1200 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
NRHP 10000841 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 36437 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 25, 2010: Updated by James Baughn: Bridge is now on the National Register
  • January 3, 2010: Updated by J Lance: Added coordinates
  • March 28, 2008: Added by Fredrick Garcia

Sources 

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