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Petit Jean River Suspension Bridge

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Petit Jean Suspension Bridge

1957 photograph of suspension bridge with the new bridge being constructed just west of it.

Photo: J. Randall Houp collection. Courtesy: Joe Grimes.

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BH Photo #273733

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Description 

This was the only suspension bridge built in Yell County, Arkansas. It was built on what would become Arkansas 154. Bridge was replaced in 1957.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Petit Jean River
Location
Yell County, Arkansas, and Conway County, Arkansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Bridge built by Yell County, Arkansas. Additional historical data to follow.
Design
Suspension Bridge.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.11455, -93.01018   (decimal degrees)
35°06'52" N, 93°00'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/499072/3885746 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
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Inventory number
BH 59530 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 3, 2014: Added by J. Randall Houp

Sources 

  • J. Randall Houp