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Saline River AR 24 Bridge

Photos 

Side view

Photo provided by the Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department

BH Photo #101081

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss over Saline River on AR 24 (later renamed US 371)
Location
Sevier County, Arkansas, and Howard County, Arkansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1929 by contractor Reynolds & Sutton; replaced 1991
Builder
- Reynolds & Sutton
Design
Riveted, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 228.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.96212, -94.06117   (decimal degrees)
33°57'44" N, 94°03'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/401958/3758463 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Silver Ridge
Inventory number
BH 10612 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 17, 2010: Updated by David Backlin: Updated description
  • January 8, 2005: Posted new photos

Sources 

Comments 

Saline River AR 24 Bridge
Posted February 19, 2007, by Donald L. Putman (dputman [at] netzero [dot] com)

I crossed this bridge going to and from Mena, Arkansas, to visit my relatives. This bridge was painted blue. It was a small truss, however a landmark. It's a shame to demolish it.