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Ouachita River Bridge

Photos 

View north - gravel road both sides

Eagleton side

Photo taken by Fredrick Garcia in May 2010

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BH Photo #165852

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete rigid frame bridge over Ouachita River on CR 97
Location
Eagleton, Polk County, Arkansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Bronze plaque: "Constructed 1936, US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Maximum load 15 tons
Builder
- U.S. Department of Agriculture of Washington, D.C.
Design
Simple concrete slab design with with edge shoulders,center of bridge slab supported by concrete crossbeam pier. Standard concrete two beam pass-thru guardrail that is intact on both sides. No flareout of portal posts. Bronze plaque on southeast portal post. Plaques shows 15 tons weight limit.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 30.0 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Also called
Eagleton Bridge
CR 97 Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.68038, -94.30021   (decimal degrees)
34°40'49" N, 94°18'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/380890/3838368 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rich Mountain
Elevation
1500 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 45298 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 22, 2010: Updated by J Lance: Removed incorrect information about Big Creek
  • May 19, 2010: Added by Fredrick Garcia

Sources 

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