Rating:
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Mill Creek Bridge

Photos 

Old bridge, looking north from new bridge.

Photo taken by James Whitlow in January 2012

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BH Photo #223395

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Mill Creek on Sh 56
Location
Sharp County, Arkansas
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Bypassed by new alignment ca 1973
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.06571, -91.61042   (decimal degrees)
36°03'57" N, 91°36'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/625139/3992130 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Evening Shade
Land survey
T, 16 N., R. 6 W., Sec. 3
Elevation
420 ft. above sea level
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
390
Inventory number
BH 50965 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2015)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 93.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Arch (11,383)
Arkansas (1,702)
Closed (2,532)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,714)
Continuous (2,189)
Deck arch (10,626)
Have street view (24,552)
Sharp County, Arkansas (18)

Update Log 

  • October 2, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • October 11, 2012: Updated by Clark Vance: Modified to reflect historic former alignment, removed NBI on new bridge
  • January 15, 2012: Added by James Whitlow

Sources 

  • James Whitlow
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Mill Creek Bridge
Posted October 11, 2012, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

Done. James will need to clear the link with NBI data.

Mill Creek Bridge
Posted October 11, 2012, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Yes.

Mill Creek Bridge
Posted October 11, 2012, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

Anyone else think this listing should be modified to reflect the old arch span rather than the 1973 slab?

Mill Creek Bridge
Posted October 9, 2012, by Bill McGann

Any idea when the old bridge was built?