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Fairlie Brake Slough bridge

Photos 

Fairlie Brake Slough bridge, south approach, on abandoned US 167.

Jess Kilgore

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BH Photo #420160

Map 

Description 

Located on an abandoned stretch of US 167 north of Jct. City. Not sure when this was abandoned.

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Fairlie Brake Slough on abandoned stretch of US 167
Location
Union County, Arkansas
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1931; Bypassed by new alignment 1962
Builders
- Contractor (F.A. Gerig & Co.)
- Engineer (C.S. Christian)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.03121, -92.71086   (decimal degrees)
33°01'52" N, 92°42'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/527000/3654784 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 80894 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arkansas (1,694)
Built 1931 (809)
Built during 1930s (10,698)
Closed (2,472)
Contractor (2)
Curved (395)
Engineer (1)
Fence guardrail (177)
Owned privately (1,383)
US 167 (17)
Union County, Arkansas (12)

Update Log 

  • March 29, 2018: Updated by J Lance: Added GPS coordinates
  • March 29, 2018: Added by Jess Kilgore

Sources 

  • Jess Kilgore
  • J Lance - bugo [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Fairlie Brake Slough bridge
Posted June 8, 2018, by David Backlin (us71 [at] cox [dot] net)

NBI suggests this was likely abandoned circa 1962.