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Short Mountain Creek Bridge



Photo taken April 2003 and provided by the Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department

BH Photo #100663



Pony truss bridge over Short Mountain Creek on CR 64
Logan County, Arkansas
Open to traffic
Built 1928 by the Virginia Bridge & Iron Co.; rehabilitated 1976
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Co. of Roanoke, Virginia [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
Polygonal Warren pony truss
Length of largest span: 91.8 ft.
Total length: 92.8 ft.
Deck width: 19.0 ft.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 24, 2004
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.30969, -93.74373   (decimal degrees)
35°18'35" N, 93°44'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/432389/3907641 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Average daily traffic (as of 1987)
Inventory numbers
AHTD 14804 (Arkansas Highway and Transportation Dept. bridge number)
NRHP 04001039 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 10440 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 37 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • January 19, 2005: Posted new photos

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Short Mountain Creek Bridge
Posted August 21, 2010, by bradley widding (widding [at] gmail [dot] com)

was in paris for my great grandmother's 101st bday and decided to visit this bridge. apparently randall has discovered a mystery about it?

Short Mountain Creek Bridge
Posted November 3, 2009, by Randall Houp (ghostbridgehunter [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This is not the original bridge at this location. Does anyone know where the current bridge originally came from? It is dated 1928 and the bridge built before at this location was constructed in late 1929. Help!!!

Short Mountain Creek Bridge
Posted February 24, 2008, by J> randall Houp (ghostbridgehunter [at] yahoo [dot] com)

On February 2008 my wife and I visited, photographed, and studied this bridge. This is not the original location for this bridge. Because of the low water we were able to locate the original piers in low water underneath the current bridge. The broken plaques are due to people trying to steal them. Further research to follow on this bridge and what was there before it.

Short Mountain Creek Bridge
Posted September 10, 2007, by Wayne Kizziar (wayne1701 [at] cableone [dot] net)

A few updated photos taken on 9-7-07. The builders plates on either end have started to crack since the AHTD photos were taken in 03. Won't be long before they shatter and fall into the creek piece by piece.

Webmaster's note: The photos that were here have been incorporated into the main site.