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Humpback Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo provided by the Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department

BH Photo #101284

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Arch bridge over Harris Creek on CR 52 (Humpback Road)
Location
Yell County, Arkansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1912 by J.C. Wilson
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 38.0 ft.
Total length: 42.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.4 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Harris Creek CR 52 Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.16251, -93.17157   (decimal degrees)
35°09'45" N, 93°10'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/484375/3891077 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dardanelle
Average daily traffic (as of 1987)
63
Inventory numbers
AHTD 17729 (Arkansas Highway and Transportation Dept. bridge number)
BH 10686 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 56.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Arch (11,312)
Arkansas (1,697)
Built 1912 (756)
Built during 1910s (8,967)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,686)
Deck arch (10,562)
HAER documented (1,098)
NR-eligible (3,979)
One-lane traffic (7,504)
Open (37,189)
Owned by county (19,013)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,090)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,145)
Yell County, Arkansas (83)

Update Log 

  • February 28, 2014: New photo from Jack Schmidt
  • February 3, 2009: New photo from John Cross
  • February 3, 2009: New photos from Gene McCluney
  • August 23, 2008: Updated history
  • January 8, 2005: Posted new photos

Sources 

  • AHTD
  • Gene McCluney - gmacfilm [at] live [dot] com
  • John Cross - jcross [at] cross-photography [dot] com
  • HAER AR-94 - Harris Creek Bridge, Spanning Harris Creek at Humpback Road (CR 52), Dardanelle vicinity, Yell County, AR
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net

Comments 

Harris Creek CR 52 Bridge
Posted December 8, 2009, by j

The area around the bridge is now very clean and accessible. Two initials/names are visible on the NW corner.

Harris Creek CR 52 Bridge
Posted October 17, 2008, by james crabil (jcrabil [at] centurytel [dot] net)

This bridge is affectionately known as the Humpback Bridge. The county road has also been renamed Humpback Road. The road is easily accessed from SR 7 south of Dardanelle.