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Illinois Bayou AR 7 Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo provided by the Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department

BH Photo #100877

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost three-span pony truss bridge over Illinois Bayou on AR 7 just northwest of Dover
Location
Pope County, Arkansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1933; replaced 2003
Design
Three riveted, 10-panel Parker pony trusses
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 102.0 ft.
Total length: 444.8 ft.
Deck width: 23.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.41092, -93.13388   (decimal degrees)
35°24'39" N, 93°08'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/487844/3918622 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lee Mountain
Inventory numbers
AHTD 01487 (Arkansas Highway and Transportation Dept. bridge number)
AHTD 1487 (Arkansas Highway and Transportation Dept. bridge number)
BH 10519 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

AR 7 (17)
Arkansas (1,702)
Built 1933 (606)
Built during 1930s (10,922)
Lost (20,710)
Lost 2003 (497)
Lost during 2000s (3,826)
Owned by state (14,600)
Parker pony truss (353)
Parker truss (1,562)
Pony truss (15,403)
Pope County, Arkansas (33)
Replaced by new bridge (13,574)
Riveted (1,992)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,158)
Total length 250-500 feet (4,793)
Truss (30,515)

Update Log 

  • March 22, 2005: David Backlin reports bridge has been replaced

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