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Madison Bridge

Photos 

Main span

Color photos provided by the Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department

BH Photo #101115

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge with center swing span over St. Francis River on US 70 near Madison
Location
St. Francis County, Arkansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1933 by the Wisconsin Bridge & Iron Co. of Milwaukee
Builder
- Wisconsin Bridge & Iron Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Design
Swing Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 232.9 ft.
Total length: 920.7 ft.
Deck width: 23.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.4 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 9, 1990
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.03667, -90.71210   (decimal degrees)
35°02'12" N, 90°42'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/708700/3879502 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Madison
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
2,100
Inventory numbers
AHTD 01391 (Arkansas Highway and Transportation Dept. bridge number)
NRHP 90000516 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
AHTD 1391 (Arkansas Highway and Transportation Dept. bridge number)
BH 10625 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 57.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • March 1, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • August 11, 2013: New photo from Wayne Kizziar
  • October 7, 2011: Photos imported by James Baughn
  • March 5, 2011: New Street View added by J.P.
  • January 20, 2005: Added AHTD photos

Sources 

  • HAER AR-20 - Madison Bridge
  • AHTD
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Wayne Kizziar - waynekizziar [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net

Comments 

Madison Bridge
Posted March 2, 2018, by Anonymous

Drove over this one last year. An African American family was walking down the side of the road. I briefly crossed the centerline to give them room.

As I progressed farther down the road, another driver got very irate with me for giving them room. Crazy! I hope it was not racist.