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Mill Creek Bidge

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Mill Creek Bridge

Photo showing south side of bridge.

Photo taken by J Randall Houp in March 2012

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BH Photo #227661

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Essay 

Written by J Randall Houp

One of the few older bridges left on U.S. 270 that hasn't been widened or rehabilitated between Y-City and Hot Springs. Bridge in excellent condition for age. Plaque on bridge reads, "Mill Creek Bridge, Grady & Smith, contractor, 1937."

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Mill Creek on U.S. 270
Location
Scott County, Arkansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1937
Builder
- Grady & Smith
Design
Concrete tee beam
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 35.1 ft.
Total length: 142.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.70150, -93.91707   (decimal degrees)
34°42'05" N, 93°55'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/416012/3840324 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Buck Knob
Inventory number
BH 51713 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arkansas (1,706)
Beam (14,016)
Built 1937 (753)
Built during 1930s (11,069)
Concrete tee beam (2,869)
Grady & Smith (1)
Open (38,389)
Owned by state (14,932)
Scott County, Arkansas (37)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,727)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,607)

Update Log 

  • March 14, 2012: Essay added by J Randall Houp

Sources 

  • J. Randall Houp