Rating:
2 votes

Searcy Bridge

Photos 

Side view

Historic photos taken July 14, 1937, and provided by the Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department

BH Photo #101250

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost swing through truss bridge over Little Red River on US 67W (now Davis Road, CR 76)
Location
White County, Arkansas
Status
No longer exists
Design
Swing Parker through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.27004, -91.70736   (decimal degrees)
35°16'12" N, 91°42'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/617570/3903756 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Judsonia
Inventory numbers
AHTD 17492 (Arkansas Highway and Transportation Dept. bridge number)
BH 10676 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arkansas (1,701)
Little Red River (Arkansas) (12)
Lost (20,237)
Movable (2,778)
Owned by county (19,216)
Parker through truss (1,198)
Parker truss (1,558)
Replaced by new bridge (13,356)
Swing (1,321)
Through truss (13,345)
Truss (30,159)
US 67 (95)
White County, Arkansas (35)

Update Log 

  • August 24, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • February 15, 2010: Updated by David Backlin: Added GPS Coordinates
  • February 19, 2005: Posted new photos

Sources 

Comments 

Searcy Bridge
Posted August 17, 2007, by Barbi (lexington_park [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

I still have nightmares about this bridge falling in as I'm crossing it!

Searcy Bridge
Posted May 5, 2006, by marc

I remember crossing that bridge several times when we would go to Judsonia. Always a spookey experience. The floor would make all kinds of cracking and poping noises.