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Augusta Bridge, Spanning White River at Highway 64, Augusta, Woodruff County, AR

Augusta Bridge, Spanning White River at Highway 64, Augusta, Woodruff County, AR

 
 
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Significance: Built in 1929-1930, the Augusta bridge provided an important link in a major highway. The double-cantilevered span shares its design and designer with similar bridges at Newport and Clarendon, Arkansas. Spanning 400 feet with a price greater than half a million dollars when it was finished, the bridge's construction was begun only after years of legal delays were resolved.
Survey number: HAER AR-13
Building/structure dates: 1929- 1930 Initial Construction

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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Hedrick, Ira G
Missouri Valley Iron & Bridge Company
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Library of Congress
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