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Swan Creek Arch Bridge

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Photo taken by James Baughn

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Overview
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Swan Creek (part of Bull Shoals Lake) on Old US 160 near Forsyth
Location
Forsyth, Taney County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1932 by contractor M.E. Gillioz; made obsolete in 1951 by the parallel truss bridge
Builder
- M.E. Gillioz of Monett, Missouri
Design
Open-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Total length: 345.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.68365, -93.10528   (decimal degrees)
36°41'01" N, 93°06'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/490593/4059784 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Forsyth
Land survey
T. 24 N., R. 20 W., Sec. 33
Inventory numbers
Originally SHD J-952
BH 22735 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 2, 2012: New photos from Larry Dooley

Sources 

  • Larry Dooley