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Mountain Fork River CR 48 Bridge

Photos 

East abutment

Photo taken December 2005 by Jeremy Lance

BH Photo #100845

Map 

Description 

Never completed bridge over Mountain Fork River west of Potter, AR

Facts 

Overview
Unfinished bridge destroyed by a flood over Mountain Fork River on CR 48 west of Potter
Location
Polk County, Arkansas
Status
Bridge was in the process of being constructed when a flood knocked the piers over. Construction was then abandoned and a low water bridge was built instead.
History
Bridge was under construction but piers were knocked down by a flood and bridge project was abandoned
Design
Other
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.56156, -94.37481   (decimal degrees)
34°33'42" N, 94°22'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/373876/3825281 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Potter
Inventory number
BH 10506 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arkansas (1,706)
Have street view (25,079)
Never built (22)
Owned by county (19,769)
Polk County, Arkansas (43)

Update Log 

  • June 9, 2010: New Street View added by Cliff Darby
  • January 16, 2010: New photos from J Lance
  • January 3, 2010: Updated by J Lance: Added coordinates
  • January 23, 2006: Posted photos and info from Jeremy Lance about this lost bridge

Sources 

  • J Lance - bugo [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Cliff Darby - clif30 [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Mountain Fork CR 48 Bridge
Posted March 14, 2007, by yetti (bugo [at] hotmail [dot] com)

If you visit this bridge location during the warmer months of the year, watch for water moccasins! I have seen many snakes swimming in the river by the low water bridge. Be careful.