Address: Co. Rd. 49 over the Petit Jean River, Ola, Arkansas. County/parish: Yell.
Removed from the National Register of Historic Places September 30, 2019.
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The Petit Jean River Bridge was a historic bridge in rural northeastern Yell County, Arkansas. It is located north of Ola, and carries County Road 49 across the Petit Jean River. It was a single-span Pratt through truss, with a truss length of 119 feet (36 m) long, and a total structure length of 159 feet (48 m). The trusses rest on concrete pillars. The bridge was 12 feet (3.7 m) wide, allowing for a single lane of traffic. Built in 1930, it was one of three Pratt truss bridges in the county. On February 1, 2019, the bridge was destroyed by an overweight truck
The bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2010, and was delisted in 2019.(read more...)
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/09001263