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Buffalo River US 65 Bridge

Photos 

View To North, Close View Of Main Spans From South Bank Of River

HAER photos taken March 1988 by Burney McClurkan

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #129730

Map 

Street View 

Description 

(1)117 foot middle span with (2)112 foot spans Northwest approach 585 feet Southeast approach 60 feet

Facts 

Overview
Lost three-span arch bridge over Buffalo River on US 65
Location
Searcy County, Arkansas
Status
Replaced by a modern bridge
History
Built 1928-29; replaced 1990
Design
Open-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 117.0 ft.
Total length: 998.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.98336, -92.74740   (decimal degrees)
35°59'00" N, 92°44'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/522771/3982131 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Marshall
Inventory numbers
AHTD 00766 (Arkansas Highway and Transportation Dept. bridge number)
BH 10570 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 12, 2010: New Street View added by Jason Smith
  • May 17, 2010: Updated by David Backlin: Updated description
  • December 6, 2008: New photos from James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER AR-16 - Buffalo River Bridge
  • David Backlin - us71 [at] cox [dot] net
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com