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11th Street Bridge (Tulsa County, Oklahoma)
Built 1916; widened 1929; bypassed 1978.
Bypassed open-spandrel arch bridge over Arkansas River formerly carrying Southwest Blvd. (US 66) in Tulsa
Closed to all traffic but preserved as a Route 66 historic site

21st Street Bridge (Tulsa County, Oklahoma)
Built 1932, deck replaced 1983.
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Arkansas River on 21st St. in Tulsa.
Open to traffic.

51st Street Bridge (Tulsa County, Oklahoma)
Built 1952; replaced 1982
Lost steel stringer bridge over Arkansas River on I-44 in Tulsa
Replaced by new bridge

AM - Fort Smith Bridge (Sebastian County, Arkansas)
Originally built by the St. Louis-San Francisco Railroad, now used by the Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Vertical-lift through truss bridge over the Arkansas River on the Arkansas & Missouri Railroad between Fort Smith and Van Buren in Van Buren
Open for traffic

Arkansas River Bridge (Sedgwick County, Kansas)
Built 1908; replaced 1999
Lost concrete arch bridge over Arkansas River on Douglas Avenue in Wichita
No longer exists

Arkansas River Bridge (Sedgwick County, Kansas)
Built 1922; replaced 1998
Lost concrete arch bridge over Arkansas River on Maple Street in Wichita
No longer exists

Arkansas River Bridge (Kay County, Oklahoma)
Built 1911; replaced 2004
Lost six-span through truss bridge over Arkansas River on E0220 in Ponca City
Replaced by a new bridge

Arkansas River Bridge (Cowley County, Kansas)
Built 1930
Abandoned closed-spandrel arch bridge over Arkansas River
Abandoned

Arkansas River Bridge (Reno County, Kansas)
Built 1965
Stringer bridge over Arkansas River on Nickerson Rd at Nickerson
Open to traffic

Arkansas River Bridge (Cowley County, Kansas)
Built 1945
Stringer bridge over Arkansas River on Co Rd 10 east of Geuda Springs
Open to traffic

Arkansas River Bridge (Cowley County, Kansas)
Built 1945
Stringer bridge over Arkansas River on 202nd Rd
Open to traffic

Arkansas River Bridge (Sedgwick County, Kansas)
Built 1954
Steel stringer bridge over Arkansas River on N. 279th Street
Open to traffic

Arkansas River Bridge (Sebastian County, Arkansas)
Before this bridge was constructed, the only vehicular path to Oklahoma from Fort Smith was either the Helen Gould Railroad Bridge, or the E street bridge across the Poteau, or a Ferry.
Lost Open-spandrel arch bridge over Arkansas River on US 64 in Fort Smith, replaced due do the Kerr-McClellan Arkansas River navigation project.
Replaced by new bridge

Arkansas River Bridge (Reno County, Kansas)
Bridge over Arkansas River on Union Pacific Railroad in South Hutchinson
Open to traffic

Arkansas River Bridge (Wagoner County, Oklahoma)
Originally had 10 through trusses, one must have been damaged, and it has been replaced with a stringer span. This is on the far side, not visible in photos.
Through truss bridge over Arkansas River on Old OK 104
Intact but closed to all traffic

Arkansas River Bridge (Muskogee County, Oklahoma)
Built 1922; abandoned circa 1980
Through truss bridge over Arkansas River on old alignment of OK 16 in Muskogee
Closed to all traffic

Arkansas River Bridge (Muskogee County, Oklahoma)
Built 1969, Rehabilitated 2010
Deck plate girder bridge over Arkansas River on U.S. 62 in Muskogee
Open to traffic

Arkansas River Bridge (Tulsa County, Oklahoma)
Built 1932; replaced 1976
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Arkansas River on OK 51/OK97 in Sand Springs
Replaced by new bridge

Arkansas River Bridge (Lake County, Colorado)
Built 1939
Timber stringer bridge over Arkansas River on Sh 300
Open to traffic

Arkansas River CO 291 Bridge (Chaffee County, Colorado)
Built or reconstructed in 1959
Pony truss bridge over Arkansas River on CO 291 north of Salida
Open to two-lane traffic on a state highway

Arkansas River CR 166 Bridge (Chaffee County, Colorado)
Built 1989
Pony truss bridge over Arkansas River on CR 166 northwest of Salida
Open to traffic

Arkansas River CR 175 Bridge (Chaffee County, Colorado)
Built 1994
Pony truss bridge over Arkansas River on Spiral Drive (CR 175) north of Salida
Open to two-lane traffic on a paved road

Arkansas River CR 371 Bridge (Chaffee County, Colorado)
Built in 1998, replacing a concrete bridge built in 1965
Pony truss bridge over Arkansas River on CR 371 between Buena Vista and Granite
Open to two-lane traffic on a gravel road

Arkansas River CR 47 Bridge (Fremont County, Colorado)
Built ca. 1930; rehabilitated 1960
Pony truss bridge over Arkansas River on CR 47
Open to traffic

Arkansas River Pontoon Bridge (Yell County, Arkansas)
At one time owned by the Dardanelle and Russellville Railroad, but no trains ever crossed it.
Lost Pontoon bridge over Arkansas River in Dardanelle. Once hailed as the "Longest pontoon bridge over moving water". Carried Old Military Road, a major route between Little Rock and Fort Smith.
Demolished

Arkansas River Trail - Rock Island Bridge (Pulaski County, Arkansas)
Built 1899 by the Choctaw and Memphis Railroad; lift span added 1972
Vertical-lift railroad bridge over the Arkansas River in Little Rock at the Clinton Presidential Library. Open to pedestrians.
Rehabilitation complete. Open for pedestrian traffic as of 10-01-11.

Arkansas River US 50 Bridge (Edwards County, Kansas)
Built 1942, reconstructed 1985, replaced 2012
Concrete stringer bridge over Arkansas River on US 50
No longer exists

ATSF - Arkansas River Bridge (Sumner County, Kansas)
Pratt through truss bridge over Arkansas River on Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad in Oxford
Lost

Avondale Bridge (Pueblo County, Colorado)
Built 1913 by the Pueblo Bridge Co.; replaced 2005
Lost three-span closed-spandrel arch bridge over Arkansas River on CR 327 near Avondale
No longer exists

Bixby Bridge (Tulsa County, Oklahoma)
Built 1939, bypassed 1988.
19 span Parker pony truss bridge over Arkansas River on old alignment of US 64 in Bixby
Open to pedestrians

Blackburn Bridge (Osage County, Oklahoma)
Built 1928
Lost six span Parker through truss bridge over Arkansas River on 5740C in Blackburn
Replaced by a new bridge

BNSF - Arkanas River Bridge (Cowley County, Kansas)
Deck girder bridge over Arkansas River on BNSF (former Santa Fe) Railway in Arkansas City
Open to traffic

BNSF - Arkanas River Bridge (Pueblo County, Colorado)
Warren through truss bridge over Arkansas River on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

BNSF - Arkansas River Bridge (Tulsa County, Oklahoma)
Deck plate girder bridge over Arkansas River on BNSF (formerly Frisco/BN) Railway in Tulsa
Open to traffic

Broadway Bridge (Pulaski County, Arkansas)
Completed March 1923 as a five-span open-spandrel arch bridge. Two spans replaced with a single steel through arch span in 1974.
Through arch bridge over the Arkansas River on US 70 (Broadway Street) between Little Rock and North Little Rock
Demolished, after a failed implosion of the arch span October 11, 2016

Broadway Bridge (Sedgwick County, Kansas)
Built 1931; rehabilitated 1996
Eight-span rainbow arch bridge over the Arkansas River on S. Broadway (Southbound) in Wichita
Open to two lanes of southbound traffic

Brown's Canyon Bridge (Chaffee County, Colorado)
Built 1908
Two-span concrete deck girder bridge over Arkansas River on CR 191 at Stone Bridge Access Park
Open to traffic, but road only goes to private land

CM - Arkansas River Bridge (Chaffee County, Colorado)
Lost railroad bridge over Arkansas River just off US 24 near Clear Creek Reservoir
Structure removed except for stone piers

Coaldale Bridge No. 1 (Fremont County, Colorado)
Built 1906; later bypassed by another truss bridge
Abandoned through truss bridge over Arkansas River at Coaldale on CR 6 (Hayden Creek Rd.) just north of US 50
Abandoned

Dardanelle Bridge (Yell County, Arkansas)
Built 1929, replacing a pontoon bridge first built 1891. Replaced by a new bridge in 1971.
Lost through truss bridge over Arkansas River on AR 7 at Dardanelle
Replaced with a modern bridge

DRGW - Arkansas River Pridge (Salida) (Chaffee County, Colorado)
Pratt through truss bridge over Arkansas River on Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Removed

DRGW - Arkansas River Pridge (Salida, Old) (Chaffee County, Colorado)
Lost Double-intersection Warren through truss bridge over Arkansas River on Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

F Street Bridge (Chaffee County, Colorado)
Built 1907-08 by the Pueblo Bridge Co.
Two-span concrete arch bridge over Arkansas River on F Street in Salida
Open to two-lane traffic on a dead-end city street

First Frisco Arkansas River Bridge (Sebastian County, Arkansas)
Built in 1886 by Union Bridge Company the bridge was reconstructed in 1913-14 with heavier trusses.
Lost Through truss bridge over Arkansas River on Frisco Railroad in Fort Smith
Replaced by new bridge

First Manzanola Bridge (Otero County, Colorado)
Built 1908; replaced by the Manzanola Bridge in 1950
Lost three-span through truss bridge over the Arkansas River near Manzanola
Replaced by a new bridge

Fort Smith-Van Buren Free Bridge (Sebastian County, Arkansas)
Built 1912; Refurbished 1956; Replaced 1969
Lost through truss vertical-lift bridge over Arkansas River on Midland Boulevard (US 71) in Fort Smith
Replaced by new bridge as part of the Kerr-McClellan Arkansas River navigation project.

Four Mile Bridge (Chaffee County, Colorado)
Built 1909 by the Pueblo Bridge Co.; replaced 1987
Lost bedstead truss bridge over Arkansas River on CR 371 north of Buena Vista
Replaced by modern bridge

Fourth Street Bridge (Fremont County, Colorado)
Built 1891 by the Bullen Bridge Co.; modified 1928; replaced in 2001; reconstructed ca. 2004
Through truss bridge over Arkansas River in Canon City
Open to pedestrians only

Garden City Bridge (Finney County, Kansas)
Built 1957
Stringer bridge over Arkansas River on US 83 BUS in Garden City
Open to traffic

Granada Bridge (Prowers County, Colorado)
Built 1949
Steel stringer bridge over Arkansas River on US-385
Open to traffic

Granite Bridge (Chaffee County, Colorado)
Built 1911
Pony truss bridge over Arkansas River at Granite on CR 397 just off US 24
Open to traffic with a 15 ton weight limit

Great Bend Bridge (Barton County, Kansas)
Built 1910; replaced 1977
Lost bridge over Arkansas River on US 281 at Great Bend
No longer exists

I-30 Arkansas River Bridge (Pulaski County, Arkansas)
Built 1958
Girder bridge over Arkansas River on I 30-Sec 23
Open to traffic

I-40 Arkansas River Bridge (Sequoyah County, Oklahoma)
Built 1967; rehabilitated 1983. Collapsed on May 26, 2002 after being hit by a barge, killing 14. Reopened to traffic July 29, 2002.
Steel stringer bridge over Arkansas River on I-40 in Webbers Falls
Open to traffic

I-440 Bridge (Pulaski County, Arkansas)
Built 1982
Concrete deck girder bridge over Arkansas River on I-440 in Little Rock
Open to traffic

Iron Mountain - Arkansas River Bridge (Pulaski County, Arkansas)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Arkansas River on Iron Mountain Railroad
No longer exists

J. Fred Patton Bridge (Sebastian County, Arkansas)
Built 1973
Girder bridge over Arkansas River & Arkansas-Missouri RR on US 64
Open to traffic

Jenks Bridge (Tulsa County, Oklahoma)
Built 1948; bypassed 1996
19 span Parker pony truss bridge over Arkansas River on E 96th Street S between Jenks and Tulsa
Open to pedestrians

Johnson Village Bridge (Chaffee County, Colorado)
Built 1937
Deck truss over Arkansas River on US 24 at Johnson Village
Open to traffic

Junction Bridge (Pulaski County, Arkansas)
Built 1884; Superstructure (and possibly substructure) replaced in 1970.
Vertical-lift through truss bridge over the Arkansas River on the former Union Pacific Railroad in Little Rock
Rehabilitation complete open to pedestrians as of 05-17-08

KCS - Redland Bridge (Sequoyah County, Oklahoma)
Deck Girder bridge over Arkansas River on Kansas City Southern Railway north of Spiro
Open to traffic

Keeper of the Plains Arkansas River Bridge (Sedgwick County, Kansas)
Cable-stayed bridge over Arkansas River on Footpath in Wichita
Open to pedestrians

Las Animas Bridge (Bent County, Colorado)
Built 1922; replaced 1974?
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Arkansas River on Bent Avenue N
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bridge (Pulaski County, Arkansas)
Built 1924, Replaced 1973
Lost seven-span open-spandrel arch bridge over the Arkansas River on Main Street at Little Rock in North Little Rock
Replaced by a modern bridge

Manzanola Bridge (Otero County, Colorado)
Originally built 1911 by the Patterson-Burghardt Bridge Co. over the Colorado River at Clifton near Grand Junction. Relocated here in 1950; replaced 1984.
Lost through truss bridge over the Arkansas River on CO 207
Replaced by modern bridge

Midland Valley Trail - Arkansas River Bridge (Tulsa County, Oklahoma)
Built 1917, Approach Added 1937 converted to pedestrian/bicycle trail bridge in 1976.
Warren deck truss bridge over Arkansas River on Tulsa River Parks Trail in Tulsa
Open to pedestrians

MoPac - Arkansas River Bridge (Sebastian County, Arkansas)
Built 1891, removed 1969
Lost Pegram truss swing bridge over Arkansas River for Railroad and at one time Wagon traffic in Ft. Smith. It was removed due to the Kerr-McClellan Arkansas river navigation project.
Lost

MoPac - Baring Cross Bridge (Old) (Pulaski County, Arkansas)
Built 1890; Destroyed by flooding 1927
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Arkansas River on Missouri Pacific Railroad
Destroyed by flooding

MoPac - Yancopin Bridge (Desha County, Arkansas)
Railroad Bridge
Intact but closed to all traffic

Morrilton Bridge (Conway County, Arkansas)
Lost swing through truss bridge over Arkansas River on AR 9 at Morrilton
No longer exists

Morrison Bluff Bridge (Logan County, Arkansas)
Built 1980. At 1.6 miles this is the longest bridge in Arkansas
Bridge over Arkansas River on AR 109 at Morrison Bluff
Open to traffic

Nepesta Bridge (Pueblo County, Colorado)
Built 1905-06 by the Pueblo Bridge Co.; replaced 1989
Lost two-span through truss bridge over Arkansas River on Nepesta Road (CR 613) southeast of Boone
Replaced by a new bridge

Nyberg Bridge (Pueblo County, Colorado)
Built 1925; replaced 2005
Lost through truss bridge over the Arkansas River on Nyberg Road near Avondale
Removed and replaced

OK 18 Arkansas River Bridge (Pawnee County, Oklahoma)
Built 1935
K-Parker through truss bridge over Arkansas River on OK 18 in Ralston
Replaced by a new bridge

Old OK 18W Arkansas River Bridge (Pawnee County, Oklahoma)
Built 1927
Through truss bridge over Arkansas River on 5902C
Open to traffic

Ozark Bridge (Franklin County, Arkansas)
Built 1930 as a six-span concrete arch bridge; bridge rehabilitated and main span replaced in 1970
Steel through arch bridge over the Arkansas River & Missouri Pacific Railroad on AR 23 at Ozark
Open to two-lane traffic

Parkdale Bridge (Fremont County, Colorado)
Built ca. 1915
Pony truss bridge over Arkansas River near Parkdale on CR 157 just off US 50
Open to traffic

Portland Bridge (Fremont County, Colorado)
Built 1927, replaced 2014
Deck truss over the Arkansas River on SH 120 at Portland
replaced by new bridge

Prowers Bridge (Bent County, Colorado)
First built as a timber bridge in 1900 by the Kansas City Bridge Co. Truss spans added by the Pueblo Bridge Co. in 1902, 1906, 1909, and 1921
Five-span through truss bridge over Arkansas River on CR 34
Replaced by a new bridge in 1994, now closed to all traffic

Pulaski County Free Bridge (Pulaski County, Arkansas)
Lost through truss bridge over the Arkansas River at Little Rock
No longer exists

Railroad Bridge Campground Bridge (Chaffee County, Colorado)
Built 1919 by the Virginia Bridge & Iron Co.
Through truss railroad bridge over the Arkansas River at Railroad Bridge Access Park
Inactive.

RI - Arkansas River Bridge (Old) (Pulaski County, Arkansas)
Lost Through truss bridge over Arkansas River on Rock Island RR
Superstructure replaced

Royal Gorge Bridge (Fremont County, Colorado)
Built 1929 for the Royal Gorge Bridge and Amusement Co.; rehabilitated 1984
Suspension bridge over the Arkansas River (Royal Gorge) west of Caņon City
Open to vehicular and pedestrian traffic

Santa Fe Avenue Bridge (Pueblo County, Colorado)
Built 1924 by the Pueblo Bridge Co.
Through truss bridge over the Arkansas River on eastbound US 50 (Santa Fe Avenue) in Pueblo
Open to two lanes of traffic

Snowden Bridge (Lake County, Colorado)
Built 1908
Two-span Luten arch bridge over Arkansas River
Left intact on a closed portion of CR 10. Was abandoned when Historic Bridge Inventory was conducted.

South Hutchinson Bridge (Reno County, Kansas)
Built 1955; made obsolete by new bridge in 2002
Stringer bridge over Arkansas River on Woody Seat Freeway (Old K-99) in South Hutchinson
Open to traffic

StLIM&S - Baring Cross Bridge (Older) (Pulaski County, Arkansas)
Built 1873; Replaced 1890
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Arkansas River on Missouri Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Swink Bridge (Otero County, Colorado)
Built 1921 by the Pueblo Bridge Co.; replaced 1986
Lost two-span through truss bridge over Arkansas River on CR 24.5
Replaced by a new bridge

Texas Creek Bridge (Fremont County, Colorado)
Built 1907 by the Pueblo Bridge Co.
Pony truss bridge over Arkansas River on CR 27 at Texas Creek
Open to traffic

Union Avenue Bridge (Pueblo County, Colorado)
Built 1925; rehabilitated 1988
Two-span deck truss bridge over the Arkansas River on Union Avenue in Pueblo
Open to traffic

UP - Arkansas River Bridge (Muskogee County, Oklahoma)
Built by the KATY and Missouri, Oklahoma and Gulf Railway
Pair of deck girder bridges over the Arkansas River on Union Pacific (former KATY/MOG) Railroad in Muskogee
Open to traffic

UP - Arkansas River Bridge (Chaffee County, Colorado)
Through truss bridge over Arkansas River on Out of Service Union Pacific Railroad
Closed to all traffic

UP - Arkansas River Bridge (Pueblo County, Colorado)
Parker through truss bridge over Arkansas River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Arkansas River Bridge (Sedgwick County, Kansas)
Approaches and piers reconstructed mid-1990s
Double-intersection warren through truss bridge over Arkansas River on UPRR in Wichita
Open to traffic

UP - Arkansas River Bridge (Fremont County, Colorado)
Through truss bridge over Arkansas River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Baring Cross Bridge (Pulaski County, Arkansas)
Built 1929, Lift span added 1971
Vertical-lift railroad bridge over the Arkansas River in Little Rock on the Union Pacific Railroad
Open to two tracks of railroad traffic

UP - Portland Bridge (Fremont County, Colorado)
Through truss bridge over the Arkansas River on the Union Pacific Railroad at the Holcim Plant in Portland
Open to traffic

UP - Rob Roy Bridge (Jefferson County, Arkansas)
Through truss bridge over the Arkansas River on the Union Pacific Railroad northeast of Pine Bluff
Open to railroad traffic

US79 Arkansas River Bridge (Jefferson County, Arkansas)
Built 1915; Rehabilitated 1954; Replaced 1972
Lost Through truss bridge over Arkansas River on US 79
Replaced by new bridge

Webbers Falls Bridge (Muskogee County, Oklahoma)
Built 1969
Deck plate girder bridge over Arkansas River on U.S. 64/S.H. 100, replacing a multi-span through truss.
Open to traffic