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Broadway Bridge (Old)

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Broadway Bridge (Old)

prior to demolition

Photo taken by Brandon Rush in 2015

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Overview
Lost Open-spandrel arch bridge over Arkansas River on Broadway US 70B
Location
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
In 1974, two spans were removed and replaced with a single through arch span to achieve the required opening for the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System; bridge closed on September 28, 2016
Builder
- Missouri Valley Bridge and Iron Co.
Design
Open-spandrel concrete arch
Dimensions
Total length: 2,783.0 ft. (0.5 mi.)
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.75199, -92.27444   (decimal degrees)
34°45'07" N, 92°16'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/566408/3845779 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 88674 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 23, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

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Broadway Bridge (Old)
Posted March 23, 2020, by Geoff Hubbs (geoffrey [dot] hubbs [at] att [dot] net)

Additional photos are under Broadway Bridge BH 10534