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Buffalo River Bridge, Spanning Buffalo River on U.S. Highway 65, Marshall, Searcy County, AR

Buffalo River Bridge, Spanning Buffalo River on U.S. Highway 65, Marshall, Searcy County, AR

 
 
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Significance: The Buffalo River Bridge was the first major bridge to span the Buffalo River in north central Arkansas. It is one of the few specimens of the open spandrel concrete deck arch bridge type remaining in the State, and is situated in a beautiful natural setting. This is an excellent example of the bridge type and also of an institutionally designed structure.
Survey number: HAER AR-16
Building/structure dates: 1929 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: ca. 1989 Demolished

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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Arkansas Highway & Transportaion Department
General Construction Company
Mathis, Deborah, transmitter
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Library of Congress
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