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Cricket Creek Valley Bridge


Looking East at the main span

Photo taken by Nathan Morton in March 2009


BH Photo #135870

Street View 


Driving the Cricket Creek Valley Bridge

Mark W. Shannon


Concrete deck girder bridge over Cricket Creek Valley on US 65
Boone County, Arkansas
Open to traffic
Opened in 1999 with the new section of US 65 between the state line and Omaha. Bridge is over 200 ft high from the main spans.
Total length: 1,650.0 ft.
Also called
Pine Crest Bridge
MP 234 Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.46139, -93.21944   (decimal degrees)
36°27'41" N, 93°13'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/480337/4035147 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Inventory number
BH 41847 (Bridgehunter.com ID)


Arkansas (1,764)
Boone County, Arkansas (27)
Built 1998 (96)
Built during 1990s (780)
Concrete girder (1,073)
Deck girder (6,299)
Girder (11,163)
Have street view (28,881)
Modern (2,672)
Open (40,960)
Owned by state (16,549)
Total length 1000-2500 feet (1,991)

Update Log 

  • July 25, 2016: New video from Mark Shannon
  • April 4, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added GPS Coordinates and Added Street View w/ a tip o' the hat to Trent Dowler
  • March 29, 2009: New photo from Nathan Morton
  • March 24, 2009: Added by Nathan Morton


  • Nathan Morton - morton890 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Mark Shannon


Cricket Creek Valley Bridge
Posted April 4, 2010, by Trent Dowler (tdowler [at] grnco [dot] net)

This bridge is not hard to find, but here's the GPS coordinates for this bridge since they were not listed on the bridges page. 3627'41" N, 9313'10"W

Access below the bridge(s) is easily obtained by turning onto the road just before crossing the bridge if you're in the south-bound lane. My mapping software has it named as Pine Crest Rd.

Sorry, no additional pics taken on this trip.