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Des Arc White River Bridge

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Des Arc White River Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2020

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC)

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BH Photo #480354

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Description 

The bridge was recognized with an Award of Merit for Long Bridges in 1971 by the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC).

Facts 

Overview
Steel through arch bridge over White River on State Highway 38
Location
Des Arc, Prairie County, Arkansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1970
Builder
- U.S. Steel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Design
Steel through arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 423.9 ft.
Total length: 2,212.1 ft. (0.4 mi.)
Deck width: 29.9 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.97999, -91.49178   (decimal degrees)
34°58'48" N, 91°29'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/637666/3871862 (zone/easting/northing)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
1,900
Inventory numbers
AHTD 3929 (Arkansas Highway and Transportation Dept. bridge number)
BH 90430 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 48.6 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • August 30, 2020: New photos from C Hanchey

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