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Boggy Creek Bridge

Photos 

Deck view

Photo taken June 2003 and provided by the Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department

BH Photo #100819

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Relocated pony truss bridge over Briar Creek in Mena City Park, previously over Boggy Creek on AR 370
Location
Polk County, Arkansas
Status
Open to pedestrians only
Future prospects
Preserved
History
Built ca. 1938; relocated April 2005
Design
Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 41.0 ft.
Total length: 41.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.54339, -94.04244   (decimal degrees)
34°32'36" N, 94°02'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/404348/3822902 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Board Camp
Inventory numbers
AHTD M3574 (Arkansas Highway and Transportation Dept. bridge number)
BH 10500 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arkansas (1,676)
Built during 1930s (10,582)
Laced endposts (141)
Open to pedestrians (3,541)
Owned by state (13,692)
Polk County, Arkansas (42)
Pony truss (15,049)
Preserved (1,056)
Relocated (638)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,861)
Truss (29,442)
Warren pony truss (2,947)
Warren truss (5,790)
Wooden deck (5,862)

Update Log 

  • August 26, 2008: New photo from AHTD
  • April 26, 2005: J. Lance reports bridge has already been moved

Sources 

  • Wayne Kizziar - waynekizziar [at] gmail [dot] com
  • J Lance - bugo [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • AHTD

Comments 

Boggy Creek Bridge
Posted September 11, 2007, by Anonymous (theolepossum [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge was moved to the Mena sports complex.