Rating:
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Cypress Bayou Old US 67 Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Historic photo provided by the Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department

BH Photo #101239

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Cypress Bayou on abandoned alignment of US 67
Location
White County, Arkansas, and Lonoke County, Arkansas
Status
Collapsed, for all intents and purposes
History
Bypassed by new alignment in 1950; only one truss remained standing by 2007
Design
Warren pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.04610, -91.94541   (decimal degrees)
35°02'46" N, 91°56'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/596180/3878663 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Beebe
Land survey
T. 5 N., R. 9 W., Sec. 22
Elevation
220 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 10672 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arkansas (1,753)
Collapsed (394)
Lonoke County, Arkansas (18)
Lost (25,035)
Pony truss (16,253)
Truss (32,997)
US 67 (102)
Warren pony truss (3,372)
Warren truss (6,583)
White County, Arkansas (35)

Update Log 

  • January 16, 2020: Updated by Mike Kerkau: Updated status per comments
  • February 20, 2007: Daniel Arnold reports bridge is still standing -- sort of

Sources 

  • AHTD
  • Daniel Arnold - oak_grove99 [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Mike Kerkau - mjkerkau [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Cypress Bayou Old US 67 Bridge
Posted January 15, 2020, by robert medlin (hydroman01 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

that bridge is fully collapsed, the one closer to the highway is still there...its has holes in it.

Cypress Bayou Old US 67 Bridge
Posted December 22, 2018, by robert medlin (hydroman01 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

no trusses are standing, the other bridge is not far from collapsing in places

Cypress Bayou Old US 67 Bridge
Posted February 9, 2007, by Daniel Arnold (oak_grove99 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

This bridge still exists, but it's in rough shape on the old U.S. 67 route.