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Orr Road Bridge



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

BH Photo #101195



Through truss bridge over Illinois River on Orr Road (CR 67) just off AR 265, southeast of Prairie Grove
Washington County, Arkansas
Open to traffic with 3 ton limit
Built 1924; rehabilitated 2017
Pin-connected, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Length of largest span: 107.9 ft.
Total length: 198.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.95250, -94.25068   (decimal degrees)
35°57'09" N, 94°15'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/387208/3979403 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Prairie Grove
Average daily traffic (as of 1987)
Inventory numbers
AHTD 17349 (Arkansas Highway and Transportation Dept. bridge number)
BH 10655 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • February 9, 2018: Updated by David Backlin: Updated to Open
  • July 2, 2015: Updated by David Backlin: Bridge Closed to all traffic
  • August 13, 2009: Updated by David Backlin: Updated description
  • December 15, 2008: New photos from Gene McCluney
  • March 27, 2005: Posted new photos



Orr Road Bridge
Posted February 9, 2018, by David Backlin (us71 [at] cox [dot] net)

Bridge is open with 3 Ton Weight Limit and 8 foot vertical clearance.

Orr Road Bridge
Posted August 22, 2017, by Thomas Simmons (Simmonst1222 [at] gmail [dot] com)
Orr Road Bridge
Posted March 22, 2017, by Rene Lovett (rtlovett [at] comcast [dot] net)

Does anyone know the engineer who built Orr Bridge? My husband thinks it might have been his great grandfather.

Orr Road Bridge
Posted July 17, 2015, by Melissa Jones (jonespbc [at] mac [dot] com)

View of the Orr Road Bridge after it was closed in January 2015.

Orr Road Bridge
Posted July 2, 2015, by David Backlin (us71 [at] cox [dot] net)
Orr Road Bridge
Posted January 13, 2015, by Melissa Jones (jonespbc [at] mac [dot] com)

This bridge was closed by Washington County on Jan. 12, 2015, due to structural deficiencies.