Arkansas Website Statistics

All Bridges

  • Total listed Arkansas bridges: 1,637
  • Bridges with photos: 1,054 (64.4%)
  • Bridges with Street View: 509 (31.1%)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 1,590 (97.1%)

  • Total photos: 5,200

Extant Bridges

  • Extant bridges: 1,161 (70.9% of all)
  • Bridges with photos: 751 (64.7% of extant)
  • Bridges with Street View: 436 (37.6% of extant)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 1,158 (99.7% of extant)

Lost Bridges

  • Lost bridges: 453 (27.7% of all)
  • Bridges with photos: 259 (57.2% of lost)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 413 (91.2% of lost)

Oldest Listed Bridges

  1. Poteau River Iron Bridge (Beale Bridge) 1860 (Sebastian County, built 1860, lost)
  2. RI - DeValls Bluff Bridge (Old) (Prairie County, built 1871, replaced by new bridge)
  3. StLIM&S - Baring Cross Bridge (Older) (Pulaski County, built 1873, replaced by new bridge)
  4. Springfield Bridge (Faulkner County, built 1874, under construction)
  5. StLIM&S - Red River Bridge (Old) (Miller County, built 1874, replaced by new bridge)
  6. Springfield Bridge (Faulkner County, built 1874, in storage)
  7. Danville-Mickles Bowstring Bridge (Yell County, built 1880, open to pedestrians)
  8. Danville Bowstring Bridge (Piers Only) (Yell County, built 1880, replaced by new bridge)
  9. Petit Jean River Triple Bowstring Bridge (Yell County, built 1881, replaced by new bridge)
  10. AM - Trestle #3 (Washington County, built 1882, open to traffic)

Oldest Listed Extant Bridges

  1. Springfield Bridge (Faulkner County, built 1874, in storage)
  2. Springfield Bridge (Faulkner County, built 1874, under construction)
  3. Danville-Mickles Bowstring Bridge (Yell County, built 1880, open to pedestrians)
  4. AM - Trestle #3 (Washington County, built 1882, open to traffic)
  5. AM - Trestle #2 (Washington County, built 1882, open to traffic)
  6. AM - Trestle #1 (Washington County, built 1882, open to traffic)
  7. Lake Lucerne Bridge No. 2 (Carroll County, built 1892, open to traffic)
  8. Lake Lucerne Bridge (Carroll County, built 1892, open to traffic)
  9. Kiamichi - Red Bluff Bridge (Little River County, built 1895, open to traffic)
  10. Mulberry Bridge (Crawford County, built 1896, abandoned)

By Design

  • Arch: 149 (9.1%)
    • Deck arch: 139 (8.5%)
      • Closed-spandrel arch: 66 (4.0%)
      • Open-spandrel arch: 34 (2.1%)
      • Steel arch: 1 (0.06%)
      • Stone arch: 33 (2.0%)
    • Pony arch: 1 (0.06%)
      • Concrete pony arch: 1 (0.06%)
    • Through arch: 4 (0.2%)
      • Concrete through arch: 2 (0.1%)
      • Steel through arch: 2 (0.1%)

  • Beam: 663 (40.5%)
    • Stringer: 473 (28.9%)
      • Concrete stringer: 24 (1.5%)
      • Steel stringer: 347 (21.2%)
      • Timber stringer: 85 (5.2%)
    • Concrete tee beam: 157 (9.6%)

  • Culvert: 47 (2.9%)
    • Concrete culvert: 26 (1.6%)
    • Stone culvert: 10 (0.6%)

  • Ferry: 12 (0.7%)

  • Floating: 1 (0.06%)
    • Pontoon: 1 (0.06%)

  • Rigid frame: 6 (0.4%)
    • Concrete rigid frame: 4 (0.2%)
    • Steel rigid frame: 2 (0.1%)

  • Girder: 107 (6.5%)
    • Deck girder: 62 (3.8%)
      • Concrete deck girder: 14 (0.9%)
      • Deck plate girder: 43 (2.6%)
    • Pony/through girder: 25 (1.5%)
      • Concrete pony/through girder: 2 (0.1%)
      • Pony/through plate girder: 17 (1.0%)

  • Other: 29 (1.8%)

  • Slab: 133 (8.1%)

  • Suspension: 28 (1.7%)
    • Cable-stayed: 1 (0.06%)
    • Wire suspension: 24 (1.5%)

  • Truss: 420 (25.7%)
    • Bedstead pony truss: 1 (0.06%)
      • Bedstead Warren pony truss: 1 (0.06%)
    • Deck truss: 15 (0.9%)
      • Bailey deck truss: 4 (0.2%)
      • Pratt deck truss: 1 (0.06%)
      • Warren deck truss: 9 (0.5%)
        • Warren deck truss with alternating verticals: 1 (0.06%)
        • Warren deck truss with sub-panels: 1 (0.06%)
    • Modern truss: 3 (0.2%)
      • Modern through truss: 3 (0.2%)
        • Modern Parker pony truss: 1 (0.06%)
        • Modern Pratt pony truss: 1 (0.06%)
        • Modern Warren pony truss: 1 (0.06%)
    • Pony truss: 174 (10.6%)
      • Bowstring pony truss: 1 (0.06%)
      • Double-intersection Warren pony truss: 1 (0.06%)
      • Kingpost pony truss: 3 (0.2%)
      • Parker pony truss: 24 (1.5%)
      • Polygonal Warren pony truss: 11 (0.7%)
      • Pratt pony truss: 23 (1.4%)
      • Half-hip Pratt pony truss: 3 (0.2%)
      • Warren pony truss: 55 (3.4%)
        • Warren pony truss with alternating verticals: 1 (0.06%)
        • Warren pony truss with all verticals: 2 (0.1%)
    • Through truss: 225 (13.7%)
      • Baltimore through truss: 1 (0.06%)
      • Bowstring through truss: 5 (0.3%)
      • Camelback through truss: 9 (0.5%)
      • Howe through truss: 3 (0.2%)
      • K-Parker through truss: 1 (0.06%)
      • Parker through truss: 25 (1.5%)
      • Pegram through truss: 1 (0.06%)
      • Pennsylvania through truss: 8 (0.5%)
      • Polygonal Warren through truss: 2 (0.1%)
        • Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals: 1 (0.06%)
      • Pratt through truss: 90 (5.5%)
      • Waddell "A" through truss: 1 (0.06%)
      • Warren through truss: 33 (2.0%)
        • Warren through truss with alternating verticals: 1 (0.06%)
        • Warren through truss with sub-panels: 3 (0.2%)
        • Warren through truss with all verticals: 3 (0.2%)

    • Tunnel: 8 (0.5%)

    • Unknown: 34 (2.1%)