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Baptist Ford Bridge

Photos 

View from south

Photo taken July 2002 and provided by the Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department

BH Photo #101152

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Three-span pony truss bridge over West Fork White River on CR 1194 (Old US 71) in Greenland
Location
Washington County, Arkansas
Status
Open to local traffic
History
Built 1930 by the Maxwell Construction Co.
Builder
- Maxwell Construction Co. of Columbus, Kansas
Design
Three riveted, 10-panel Parker pony trusses
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 308.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.98130, -94.17363   (decimal degrees)
35°58'53" N, 94°10'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/394196/3982511 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
West Fork
Average daily traffic (as of 1992)
25
Inventory numbers
AHTD 18802 (Arkansas Highway and Transportation Dept. bridge number)
BH 10642 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 47.6 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • August 13, 2012: Updated by J Lance: Added category "Multiple span pony truss"
  • May 3, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • December 13, 2008: New photos from Gene McCluney
  • August 23, 2008: Updated history
  • March 13, 2005: Posted new photos

Sources 

Comments 

Baptist Ford Bridge
Posted October 20, 2012, by David Backlin (us71 [at] cox [dot] net)

I revisited this bridge on 20 October 2012: the trusses have been repainted grey.