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Hale Creek Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken February 21, 2005, by Wayne Kizziar

BH Photo #101060

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Hale Creek on CR 271 (Old US 70)
Location
Sevier County, Arkansas
Status
Open to one-lane traffic
History
Built 1919 by the Kansas City Bridge Co. and later designated as part of US 70. Made obsolete by a new alignment of US 70 in 1952.
Builder
- Kansas City Bridge Co. of Kansas City, Missouri
Design
Riveted, 4-panel Pratt pony truss, reinforced at mid-span with an added steel pier
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 30.0 ft.
Total length: 62.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 26, 2004
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.07828, -94.18603   (decimal degrees)
34°04'42" N, 94°11'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/390569/3771470 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Geneva
Average daily traffic (as of 1987)
14
Inventory numbers
AHTD 16919 (Arkansas Highway and Transportation Dept. bridge number)
NRHP 04000489 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 10608 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 24.9 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • November 25, 2010: New photos from Wayne Kizziar
  • June 15, 2005: Added note that bridge was part of US 70 at one time

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