South Big Creek Bridge
Looking Northeast with Eagle Street house in background and Baxter Ranch in the distance background.
Photo taken by James Whitlow in January 2012
BH Photo #223383
According to Jim Baxter, a local rancher, it was a single lane bridge with wood plank runners and in 1974 the steel was cut in half and was make into a double lane Bridge with concrete supports. Some of the local people in the past has called this Bridge, "Eagle Street Bridge" after a prominent resident of the area.
- Pony truss bridge over South Big Creek on Nelsonville Road
- Sharp County, Arkansas
- Open to traffic
- Built in 1924 by the Virginia Bridge and Iron Company; rebuilt in 1974
- - Virginia Bridge & Iron Co. of Roanoke, Virginia [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
- Warren through truss with alternating verticals (supported by steel stringers and additional piers)
Length of largest span: 30.8 ft.
Total length: 123.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.9 ft.
- Also called
- Eagle Street Bridge
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +36.02889, -91.39889 (decimal degrees)
36°01'44" N, 91°23'56" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 15/644257/3988338 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
- Inventory numbers
- AHTD 18274 (Arkansas Highway and Transportation Dept. bridge number)
BH 50964 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection report (as of July 2016)
- Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 33.8 (out of 100)
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- January 15, 2012: Added by James Whitlow