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Blue Mountain Lake Spillway Bridge

Photos 

View east from lakeside road

100 yrds of mown level grass field from road to bridge

Photo taken by Fredrick Garcia in March 2008

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BH Photo #112818

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Overflow Spillway on Corp of Engineers project road in Waveland
Location
Waveland, Yell County, Arkansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1947
Design
Riveted, 15-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 100.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.11016, -93.64668   (decimal degrees)
35°06'37" N, 93°38'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/441068/3885451 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Blue Mountain Dam
Inventory number
BH 36356 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2014)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 52.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
55

Update Log 

  • February 3, 2009: New photos from Gene McCluney
  • March 12, 2008: Added by Fredrick Garcia

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Comments 

Blue Mountain Lake Spillway Bridge
Posted December 13, 2008, by Gene McCluney (mccluney [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

I think this is a repurposed Railroad pony truss bridge, which would explain the massive construction, much heavier than the average vehicular pony truss.