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Buffalo Creek Bridge

Photos 

Deck view

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

BH Photo #100828

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Buffalo Creek on CR 288 (Old US 71)
Location
Cove, Polk County, Arkansas
Status
Open to one-lane traffic
History
Built 1915
Design
Riveted, 10-panel Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 81.0 ft.
Total length: 82.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.42081, -94.40757   (decimal degrees)
34°25'15" N, 94°24'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/370653/3809714 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cove
Average daily traffic (as of 1987)
87
Inventory numbers
AHTD 16233 (Arkansas Highway and Transportation Dept. bridge number)
BH 10501 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 28.4 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Arkansas (1,702)
Built 1915 (1,160)
Built during 1910s (9,116)
Cove, Arkansas (2)
Have street view (24,674)
NR-listed (2,860)
One-lane traffic (7,531)
Open (37,985)
Owned by county (19,504)
Ozark Trail (19)
Polk County, Arkansas (42)
Pony truss (15,445)
Riveted (2,003)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,067)
Structurally deficient (17,422)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,248)
Truss (30,610)
US 71 (150)
Warren pony truss (3,011)
Warren truss (6,010)
Wooden deck (5,974)

Update Log 

  • March 5, 2011: New Street View added by J.P.
  • February 17, 2009: New photos from Wayne Kizziar
  • February 5, 2009: Updated by J Lance: Added Old US 71 to route description
  • January 9, 2005: Posted new photos

Sources 

  • AHTD
  • J Lance - bugo [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Wayne Kizziar - waynekizziar [at] gmail [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Buffalo Creek Bridge
Posted October 17, 2008, by J Lance (bugo [at] hotmail [dot] com)

This is a former alignment of US 71.