Lee Creek Bridge

Address: AR 59, over Lee Creek, Natural Dam, Arkansas. County/parish: Crawford.

NRIS 90000508

Removed from the National Register of Historic Places January 24, 2019.

Part of Historic Bridges of Arkansas MPS (NRIS 64500021).

From Wikipedia:

Lee Creek Bridge (Natural Dam, Arkansas)

The Lee Creek Bridge in Natural Dam, Arkansas is a Pennsylvania through-truss bridge that was built in 1934. It is a twin-span bridge with a total length of 587 feet (179 m), which carries Arkansas Highway 59 across Lee Creek. It rests on concrete piers and abutments, has a vertical clearance of 14 feet (4.3 m) and has a roadbed 22 feet (6.7 m) wide.

The bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990, at which time it was one of four surviving Pennsylvania through-truss bridges in the state. Another bridge, in Van Buren, also crosses Lee Creek and is listed on the National Register.

This bridge was demolished and replaced in early 2018, and was removed from the National Register early in 2019.

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Architects:

  • Arkansas Highway and Transportation
  • Gillioz, M. E.

Architectural styles:

  • Other

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/90000508

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