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Irons Fork AR 88 Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Historic photo taken May 3, 1939, and provided by the Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department

BH Photo #100830

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost two-span through truss bridge over Irons Fork on AR 88 east of Mena
Location
Polk County, Arkansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge in 1955
History
Built 1907; Replaced 1955
Design
Two pin-connected, 5-panel Pratt through trusses
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.58397, -94.13920   (decimal degrees)
34°35'02" N, 94°08'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/395520/3827497 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mena
Inventory number
BH 10502 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

5-panel truss (462)
Arkansas (1,706)
Built 1907 (657)
Built during 1900s (6,717)
Lost (21,319)
Lost 1955 (61)
Lost during 1950s (540)
Owned by state (14,934)
Pin-connected (3,659)
Polk County, Arkansas (43)
Pratt through truss (4,887)
Pratt truss (8,507)
Replaced by new bridge (14,065)
Through truss (13,859)
Truss (30,965)

Update Log 

  • January 8, 2005: Posted new photos

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