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I-540 Arkansas River Bridge

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Overview
Girder bridge over AR 59, Arkansas River, Union Pacific Railroad on I 540
Location
Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas, and Crawford County, Arkansas
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Scheduled for replacement 2012
History
Built 1967
Design
Girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 310.1 ft.
Total length: 3,396.2 ft. (0.6 mi.)
Deck width: 57.1 ft.
Also called
Clarence F. Byrns Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.42167, -94.34833   (decimal degrees)
35°25'18" N, 94°20'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/377593/3920640 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Van Buren
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
49,000
Inventory numbers
AHTD 3609 (Arkansas Highway and Transportation Dept. bridge number)
BH 47766 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 49.3 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • January 7, 2013: Updated by David Backlin: Scheduled for Replacement
  • January 20, 2011: Added by David Backlin

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