Cane Hill Road Bridge

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Cane Hill Road Bridge
Cane Hill Road Bridge.jpg
Carries AR 170
Crosses Little Red River
Locale near Prairie Grove, Arkansas
Characteristics
Design closed-spandrel arch
Material concrete
Total length 47.9 feet (14.6 m)
No. of spans 1
History
Construction end 1923
Closed 2015
Cane Hill Road Bridge
Cane Hill Road Bridge is located in Arkansas
Cane Hill Road Bridge
Cane Hill Road Bridge is located in the US
Cane Hill Road Bridge
Nearest city Prairie Grove, Arkansas
Coordinates 36°0′0.84″N 94°16′29.59″W / 36.0002333°N 94.2748861°W / 36.0002333; -94.2748861Coordinates: 36°0′0.84″N 94°16′29.59″W / 36.0002333°N 94.2748861°W / 36.0002333; -94.2748861
Area Washington County
Built 1923
Architect Luten Bridge Co. of Knoxville, TN
Architectural style Closed-spandrel arch
MPS Historic Bridges of Arkansas
NRHP Reference # 09001261[1]
AHTD # M2202
Added to NRHP January 21, 2010

The Cane Hill Road Bridge (also Little Red River Bridge) was a closed-spandrel arch bridge built in 1923 located near Prairie Grove, Arkansas. It carried Arkansas Highway 170 over the Little Red River,[2] and was in 2014 in the process of being bypassed. The bridge has a single span about 43 feet (13 m) in length, with an overall bridge length of 48 feet (15 m). The bridge is 15 feet (4.6 m) wide. AR 170 was the major north-south route in the area when the bridge was built, but this section has since been bypassed by the construction of United States Route 62. The bridge was built by the Luten Bridge Company of Knoxville, Tennessee.[3]

The bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2010.[1] The bridge was replaced by a box culvert.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Cane Hill Road Bridge." Bridge Profile. Retrieved April 5, 2010.
  3. ^ "NRHP nomination for Cane Hill Road Bridge" (PDF). Arkansas Preservation. Retrieved 2015-03-21.