Arkansas Website Statistics

All Bridges

  • Total listed Arkansas bridges: 1,629
  • Bridges with photos: 1,053 (64.6%)
  • Bridges with Street View: 506 (31.1%)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 1,582 (97.1%)

  • Total photos: 5,193

Extant Bridges

  • Extant bridges: 1,155 (70.9% of all)
  • Bridges with photos: 753 (65.2% of extant)
  • Bridges with Street View: 433 (37.5% of extant)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 1,152 (99.7% of extant)

Lost Bridges

  • Lost bridges: 451 (27.7% of all)
  • Bridges with photos: 257 (57.0% of lost)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 411 (91.1% 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-Des Arc Bridge (Faulkner County, built 1874, under construction)
  5. Springfield Bridge (Faulkner County, built 1874, in storage)
  6. StLIM&S - Red River Bridge (Old) (Miller County, built 1874, replaced by new bridge)
  7. Danville Bowstring Bridge (Piers Only) (Yell County, built 1880, replaced by new bridge)
  8. Danville-Mickles Bowstring Bridge (Yell County, built 1880, open to pedestrians)
  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-Des Arc Bridge (Faulkner County, built 1874, under construction)
  3. Danville-Mickles Bowstring Bridge (Yell County, built 1880, open to pedestrians)
  4. AM - Trestle #1 (Washington County, built 1882, open to traffic)
  5. AM - Trestle #3 (Washington County, built 1882, open to traffic)
  6. AM - Trestle #2 (Washington County, built 1882, open to traffic)
  7. Lake Lucerne Bridge (Carroll County, built 1892, open to traffic)
  8. Lake Lucerne Bridge No. 2 (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 (4.1%)
      • 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 (40.7%)
    • Stringer: 473 (29.0%)
      • Concrete stringer: 24 (1.5%)
      • Steel stringer: 347 (21.3%)
      • Timber stringer: 85 (5.2%)
    • Concrete tee beam: 157 (9.6%)

  • Culvert: 42 (2.6%)
    • Concrete culvert: 25 (1.5%)
    • Stone culvert: 7 (0.4%)

  • 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 (6.6%)
    • 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: 130 (8.0%)

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

  • Truss: 420 (25.8%)
    • 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 (0.6%)
        • 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 (10.7%)
      • 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: 24 (1.5%)
      • Half-hip Pratt pony truss: 3 (0.2%)
      • Warren pony truss: 54 (3.3%)
        • Warren pony truss with alternating verticals: 1 (0.06%)
        • Warren pony truss with all verticals: 2 (0.1%)
    • Through truss: 225 (13.8%)
      • Baltimore through truss: 2 (0.1%)
      • Bowstring through truss: 5 (0.3%)
      • Camelback through truss: 9 (0.6%)
      • Howe through truss: 2 (0.1%)
      • 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: 91 (5.6%)
      • Waddell "A" through truss: 1 (0.06%)
      • Warren through truss: 32 (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%)