List of crossings of the Arkansas River

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This is a list of bridges and other crossings of the Arkansas River starting from the mouth at the Mississippi River upstream to its source in Colorado.

John Mack Bridge, which crosses the Arkansas River in Wichita, Kansas

Crossings[edit]

Crossing Carries Location Coordinates

Arkansas[edit]

Yancopin Bridge Abandoned Rail Watson 33°57′19″N 91°12′22″W / 33.955304°N 91.206075°W / 33.955304; -91.206075 (Yancopin Bridge)
Wilbur D. Mills Dam Arkansas Post 33°59′20″N 91°18′48″W / 33.988940°N 91.313290°W / 33.988940; -91.313290 (Wilbur D. Mills Dam)
Pendleton Bridge US 165 33°58′49″N 91°23′05″W / 33.980271°N 91.384621°W / 33.980271; -91.384621 (Pendleton Bridge)
Joe Hardin Lock and Dam 3 Grady 34°09′46″N 91°40′48″W / 34.162848°N 91.679878°W / 34.162848; -91.679878 (Joe Hardin Lock and Dam 3)
Emmett Sanders Lock and Dam 4 Pine Bluff 34°14′56″N 91°54′13″W / 34.248850°N 91.903728°W / 34.248850; -91.903728 (Emmett Sanders Lock and Dam 4)
Lawrence Blackwell Bridge US 63 / US 79 34°14′56″N 91°54′13″W / 34.248850°N 91.903728°W / 34.248850; -91.903728 (Lawrence Blackwell Bridge)
Rob Roy Bridge Rail 34°16′01″N 91°54′45″W / 34.267023°N 91.912394°W / 34.267023; -91.912394 (Rob Roy Bridge)
79-B Bridge US 79 34°17′23″N 91°59′49″W / 34.289697°N 91.997019°W / 34.289697; -91.997019 (79-B Bridge)
Lock and Dam #5 Redfield 34°24′43″N 92°06′10″W / 34.411867°N 92.102852°W / 34.411867; -92.102852 (Lock and Dam #5)
Pipeline bridge 34°28′47″N 92°07′26″W / 34.479852°N 92.123966°W / 34.479852; -92.123966 (Pipeline bridge)
David D. Terry Lock & Dam 6 Little Rock 34°40′02″N 92°09′25″W / 34.667241°N 92.157054°W / 34.667241; -92.157054 (David D. Terry Lock & Dam 6)
I-440 Bridge I-440 34°43′26″N 92°10′40″W / 34.723874°N 92.177892°W / 34.723874; -92.177892 (I-440 Bridge)
Rock Island Bridge Abandoned Rail 34°44′59″N 92°15′32″W / 34.749749°N 92.258817°W / 34.749749; -92.258817 (Rock Island Bridge)
I-30 Bridge I-30 34°45′01″N 92°15′46″W / 34.750263°N 92.262732°W / 34.750263; -92.262732 (Junction Bridge)
Junction Bridge 34°45′03″N 92°15′59″W / 34.750843°N 92.266402°W / 34.750843; -92.266402 (Junction Bridge)
Main Street Bridge 34°45′04″N 92°16′08″W / 34.751202°N 92.268925°W / 34.751202; -92.268925 (Main Street Bridge)
Broadway Bridge US 70 34°45′09″N 92°16′27″W / 34.752368°N 92.274213°W / 34.752368; -92.274213 (Broadway Bridge)
Baring Cross Bridge Union Pacific Railroad 34°45′16″N 92°16′55″W / 34.754448°N 92.281981°W / 34.754448; -92.281981 (Union Pacific Rail bridge)
Murray Lock and Dam Sweden road sign H17.svgLongest pedestrian bridge in US 34°47′37″N 92°21′31″W / 34.793647°N 92.358541°W / 34.793647; -92.358541 (Murray Lock and Dam)
I-430 Bridge I-430 34°48′02″N 92°22′28″W / 34.800598°N 92.374485°W / 34.800598; -92.374485 (I-430 Bridge)
Toad Suck Ferry Lock and Dam AR 60 Conway 35°04′39″N 92°32′31″W / 35.077372°N 92.541830°W / 35.077372; -92.541830 (Toad Suck Ferry Lock and Dam)
Highway 9 Bridge AR 9 / AR 133 Morrilton 35°07′34″N 92°43′58″W / 35.126041°N 92.732812°W / 35.126041; -92.732812 (Highway 9 Bridge)
Arthur V. Ormond Lock & Dam 9 35°07′32″N 92°47′16″W / 35.12563°N 92.787641°W / 35.12563; -92.787641 (Arthur V. Ormond Lock & Dam 9)
Highway 7 Bridge AR 7 Russellville 35°13′33″N 93°09′02″W / 35.225720°N 93.150480°W / 35.225720; -93.150480 (Highway 7 Bridge)
Dardanelle Lock & Dam 10 35°14′57″N 93°10′15″W / 35.249124°N 93.170757°W / 35.249124; -93.170757 (Dardanelle Lock & Dam 10)
Morrison Bluff Bridge; also known as Ada Mills Bridge AR 109 Arkansas Longest Bridge Morrison Bluff 35°24′40″N 93°31′55″W / 35.411221°N 93.532038°W / 35.411221; -93.532038 (Morrison Bluff Bridge)
Ozark-Jeta Taylor Lock & Dam 12 Ozark 35°28′19″N 93°48′50″W / 35.472012°N 93.813962°W / 35.472012; -93.813962 (Ozark-Jeta Taylor Lock & Dam 12)
Ozark Bridge AR 23 35°28′57″N 93°49′58″W / 35.482530°N 93.832737°W / 35.482530; -93.832737 (Ozark Bridge)
James W. Trimble Lock & Dam 13 AR 59 Barling 35°21′06″N 94°17′47″W / 35.351617°N 94.296520°W / 35.351617; -94.296520 (James W. Trimble Lock & Dam 13)
I-540 Bridge I-540 Fort Smith 35°25′17″N 94°20′57″W / 35.421410°N 94.349240°W / 35.421410; -94.349240 (I-540 Bridge)
Bridge US 64 35°25′42″N 94°21′34″W / 35.428305°N 94.359437°W / 35.428305; -94.359437 (Bridge)
Fort Smith Frisco Bridge Arkansas & Missouri tourist railroad 35°25′58″N 94°21′53″W / 35.432806°N 94.364721°W / 35.432806; -94.364721 (Arkansas & Missouri tourist railroad Arkansas RiverBridge)

Arkansas - Oklahoma[edit]

Lyle Rymer Highway Bridge US 64 Fort Smith 35°23′32″N 94°25′58″W / 35.392289°N 94.432718°W / 35.392289; -94.432718 (Lyle Rymer Highway Bridge)

Oklahoma[edit]

W. D. Mayo Lock & Dam 14 No bridge Spiro 35°18′58″N 94°33′31″W / 35.316071°N 94.558704°W / 35.316071; -94.558704 (W. D. Mayo Lock & Dam 14)
Rail Bridge Kansas City Southern Railway 35°18′03″N 94°37′15″W / 35.300836°N 94.620781°W / 35.300836; -94.620781 (Kansas City Southern Rail Bridge)
US 59 Bridge US-59 Sallisaw 35°21′00″N 94°46′19″W / 35.350046°N 94.771984°W / 35.350046; -94.771984 (US 59 Arkansas River Bridge)
Robert S. Kerr Lock & Dam 15 No bridge 35°20′39″N 94°46′31″W / 35.344290°N 94.775360°W / 35.344290; -94.775360 (Robert S. Kerr Lock & Dam 15)
I-40 Bridge I-40, bridge disaster Gore 35°29′12″N 95°05′52″W / 35.486648°N 95.097705°W / 35.486648; -95.097705 (I-40 Arkansas River Bridge)
US 64 Bridge US-64 / SH-100 35°31′10″N 95°07′33″W / 35.519340°N 95.125962°W / 35.519340; -95.125962 (Lyle Rymer Highway Bridge)
Webbers Falls Lock and Dam 16 No bridge 35°33′15″N 95°10′08″W / 35.554033°N 95.16881°W / 35.554033; -95.16881 (Webbers Falls Lock and Dam 16)
US 62 Bridge US-62 Muskogee 35°46′12″N 95°17′58″W / 35.769962°N 95.299505°W / 35.769962; -95.299505 (US 62 Bridge)
Muskogee Turnpike bridge Muskogee Turnpike 35°47′51″N 95°19′00″W / 35.797383°N 95.316601°W / 35.797383; -95.316601 (Muskogee Turnpike overpass over Arkansas River)
York Street Bridge SH-16 35°47′38″N 95°20′03″W / 35.793985°N 95.334143°W / 35.793985; -95.334143 (York Street Bridge)
Old OK 16 (Jefferson Highway) (Abandoned) 35°47′38″N 95°20′03″W / 35.793985°N 95.334143°W / 35.793985; -95.334143 (Old OK 16 (Jefferson Highway))
2 Rail Bridges Union Pacific Railroad 35°47′38″N 95°20′03″W / 35.793985°N 95.334143°W / 35.793985; -95.334143 (Muskogee UPRR Bridges)
US 69 Overpass US-69 35°48′24″N 95°24′07″W / 35.806803°N 95.401936°W / 35.806803; -95.401936 (US Highway 69 Arkansas River Bridge)
Old OK 104 Bridge Former SH-104 Haskell 35°49′15″N 95°38′29″W / 35.820824°N 95.641270°W / 35.820824; -95.641270 (Old OK 104 Bridge)
Oklahoma Highway 104 Bridge SH-104 35°49′19″N 95°38′30″W / 35.821941°N 95.641790°W / 35.821941; -95.641790 (OK 104 Bridge)
Lt Col Ernest Childers Hwy Bridge SH-72 Coweta 35°55′08″N 95°39′25″W / 35.919026°N 95.656982°W / 35.919026; -95.656982 (OK 104 Bridge)
Memorial Drive Bridge US-64 Bixby 35°57′28″N 95°53′11″W / 35.957687°N 95.886400°W / 35.957687; -95.886400 (Memorial Drive Bridge)
Old US 64 Bridge Sweden road sign H17.svgPedestrian Bridge 35°57′28″N 95°53′11″W / 35.957687°N 95.886400°W / 35.957687; -95.886400 (Old US 64 Pedestrian Bridge)
Creek Turnpike Bridge Creek Turnpike Jenks-Tulsa 36°01′06″N 95°57′11″W / 36.018274°N 95.953062°W / 36.018274; -95.953062 (Creek Turnpike Bridge)
96th Street Bridge E 96th St (Tulsa)
E Main St (Jenkins)
36°01′29″N 95°57′18″W / 36.024678°N 95.954885°W / 36.024678; -95.954885 (96th Street - Main St Bridge)
Jenks Bridge Sweden road sign H17.svgPedestrian Bridge 36°01′29″N 95°57′18″W / 36.024678°N 95.954885°W / 36.024678; -95.954885 (Riverwalk Crossing)
71st Street Bridge 71st Street Tulsa 36°03′39″N 95°58′52″W / 36.060819°N 95.980976°W / 36.060819; -95.980976 (71st Street Bridge)
I-44 Bridge I-44 36°05′23″N 95°59′18″W / 36.089794°N 95.988408°W / 36.089794; -95.988408 (I-44 Arkansas River Bridge)
Zink Dam Low-Water Dam 36°07′14″N 95°59′19″W / 36.120544°N 95.988686°W / 36.120544; -95.988686 (Zink Dam)
Midland Valley Railroad bridge Sweden road sign H17.svgPedestrian Bridge 36°07′14″N 95°59′19″W / 36.120544°N 95.988686°W / 36.120544; -95.988686 (Midland Valley Railroad Arkansas River bridge)
23rd Street Bridge W 23rd Street 36°07′53″N 95°59′34″W / 36.131501°N 95.992916°W / 36.131501; -95.992916 (23rd Street Bridge)
11th Street Bridge Former US-66 bridge (Abandoned; Closed to all traffic) 36°08′34″N 96°00′16″W / 36.142642°N 96.004551°W / 36.142642; -96.004551 (11th Street Bridge)
I-244 (2 Bridges) I-244 / US-75 36°08′34″N 96°00′18″W / 36.142714°N 96.005053°W / 36.142714; -96.005053 (I-244 Arkansas River Bridge)
BNSF RR Bridge BNSF Railway 36°08′36″N 96°00′22″W / 36.14342°N 96.006056°W / 36.14342; -96.006056 (BNSF Railway Arkansas River Bridge)
Oklahoma Highway 97/51 Bridge SH-51 / SH-97 Sand Springs 36°03′39″N 95°58′52″W / 36.060819°N 95.980976°W / 36.060819; -95.980976 (Oklahoma Highway 97/51 Bridge)
Keystone Dam SH-151 36°08′34″N 96°00′16″W / 36.142642°N 96.004551°W / 36.142642; -96.004551 (Oklahoma Keystone Dam)

Kansas[edit]

Bridge I-35 (Kansas Turnpike) Wichita 37°37′30″N 97°17′52″W / 37.624906°N 97.297642°W / 37.624906; -97.297642 (bridge)
John Mack Bridge South Broadway 37°38′41″N 97°20′07″W / 37.644722°N 97.335278°W / 37.644722; -97.335278 (bridge)

Colorado[edit]

SH 89 Bridge SH 89 Prowers County 38°05′42″N 102°18′38″W / 38.094882°N 102.310674°W / 38.094882; -102.310674 (SH 89 Arkansas Bridge)
US 385 Bridge US 385 38°29′11″N 105°22′23″W / 38.486382°N 105.373156°W / 38.486382; -105.373156 (US 385 Arkansas Bridge)
Main St Bridge US 50 / US 287 (Main Street) Lamar 38°06′20″N 102°37′06″W / 38.105630°N 102.618366°W / 38.105630; -102.618366 (US 287/50 Arkansas Bridge)
Bent Ave Bridge US 50 (Bent Avenue) Las Animas 38°04′56″N 103°13′12″W / 38.082115°N 103.220050°W / 38.082115; -103.220050 (Bent Ave Arkansas Bridge)
Adams Ave, Main St Bridge SH 109 La Junta 37°59′26″N 103°31′54″W / 37.990683°N 103.531765°W / 37.990683; -103.531765 (SH 109, Adams Ave Arkansas Bridge)
SH 266 Bridge SH 266 Rocky Ford 38°03′52″N 103°41′06″W / 38.064581°N 103.684887°W / 38.064581; -103.684887 (SH 266 Arkansas Bridge)
SH 71 Bridge SH 71 38°06′23″N 103°44′51″W / 38.106415°N 103.747522°W / 38.106415; -103.747522 (SH 71 Arkansas Bridge)
SH 207 Bridge SH 207 / SH 266 Manzanola 38°07′38″N 103°51′43″W / 38.127163°N 103.861956°W / 38.127163; -103.861956 (SH 207 Arkansas Bridge)
SH 167 Bridge SH 167 Fowler 38°08′28″N 104°01′22″W / 38.141138°N 104.022717°W / 38.141138; -104.022717 (SH 167 Arkansas Bridge)
US 50 Bridge US 50 Avondale 38°14′41″N 104°20′38″W / 38.2448539°N 104.344003°W / 38.2448539; -104.344003 (US 50 Avondale Arkansas Bridge)
Avondale Blvd Bridge Avondale Blvd 38°14′32″N 104°20′57″W / 38.242174°N 104.3490672°W / 38.242174; -104.3490672 (Avondale Blvd Arkansas Bridge)
36th Lane Bridge SH 231 (36th Lane) Pueblo County 38°16′00″N 104°27′27″W / 38.266590°N 104.457621°W / 38.266590; -104.457621 (SH 231 Arkansas Bridge)
Baxter Rd Bridge SH 233 (Baxter Road) 38°15′29″N 104°29′48″W / 38.258098°N 104.496631°W / 38.258098; -104.496631 (SH 233 Arkansas Bridge)
La Crosse Ave Bridge SH 227 (La Crosse Avenue) Pueblo 38°15′14″N 104°35′19″W / 38.253801°N 104.588534°W / 38.253801; -104.588534 (La Crosse Ave Bridge)
Santa Fe Bridge US 50 (Santa Fe Avenue) 38°15′16″N 104°36′24″W / 38.254357°N 104.606730°W / 38.254357; -104.606730 (Santa Fe Ave Bridge)
I-25, Highway 85/87 Bridge I-25 / US 85 / US 87 38°15′18″N 104°36′29″W / 38.255057°N 104.607932°W / 38.255057; -104.607932 (I-25 Arkansas River Bridge)
4th St Bridge SH 96 (W 4th Street) 38°16′08″N 104°37′26″W / 38.268813°N 104.623897°W / 38.268813; -104.623897 (W 4th Street Bridge)
Pueblo Blvd Bridge SH 45 (Pueblo Boulevard) 38°16′07″N 104°39′44″W / 38.268611°N 104.662134°W / 38.268611; -104.662134 (Pueblo Blvd Bridge)
Juniper Bridge Juniper Rd 38°16′16″N 104°43′09″W / 38.271003°N 104.719254°W / 38.271003; -104.719254 (Juniper Rd Bridge)
Colorado 120 Bridge SH 120 Portland 38°N 105°W / 38°N 105°W / 38; -105 (Colorado 120 Bridge)
Colorado 67 Bridge SH 67 (Pikes Peak Avenue) Florence 38°N 105°W / 38°N 105°W / 38; -105 (Colorado 120 Bridge)
Mac Kenzie Boulevard Bridge Mac Kenzie Boulevard Cañon City 38°N 105°W / 38°N 105°W / 38; -105 (Mac Kenzie Blvd Bridge)
Raynolds Ave Bridge Raynolds Avenue 38°N 105°W / 38°N 105°W / 38; -105 (Raynolds Ave Bridge)
South 9th St Bridge SH 115 (South 9th Street) 38°N 105°W / 38°N 105°W / 38; -105 (South 9th St Bridge)
"Black Bridge" Railroad Bridge Railroad 38°N 105°W / 38°N 105°W / 38; -105 (Black Bridge)
Arkansas Riverwalk Bridge Arkansas Riverwalk 38°N 105°W / 38°N 105°W / 38; -105 (Arkansas Riverwalk Bridge)
South 4th St Bridge and Viaduct South 4th Street 38°N 105°W / 38°N 105°W / 38; -105 (South 4th St Bridge)
Historic South 4th St Bridge Arkansas Riverwalk 38°N 105°W / 38°N 105°W / 38; -105 (Historic South 4th St Bridge)
South 1st St Bridge South 1st Street 38°N 105°W / 38°N 105°W / 38; -105 (South 1st St Bridge)
Royal Gorge Bridge Sweden road sign H17.svgPedestrian tourist bridge 38°27′41″N 105°19′31″W / 38.461376°N 105.325290°W / 38.461376; -105.325290 (Royal Gorge Bridge)
US 50 bridge US 50 Fremont County 38°29′11″N 105°22′23″W / 38.486382°N 105.373156°W / 38.486382; -105.373156 (US 50 Arkansas Bridge)
W 1st St. SH 291 (W 1st Street) Salida 38°32′46″N 106°00′33″W / 38.546243°N 106.009140°W / 38.546243; -106.009140 (SH 291 Arkansas Bridge)
US 291 Bridge SH 291 Chaffee County 38°36′30″N 106°03′53″W / 38.608252°N 106.064597°W / 38.608252; -106.064597 (SH 291 Arkansas Bridge)
US 285/24 Bridge US 24 / US 285 39°48′47″N 106°06′15″W / 39.813078°N 106.104261°W / 39.813078; -106.104261 (US 285 Arkansas Bridge)
SH 91 Bridge SH 91
First bridge over Arkansas
Summit County 39°21′39″N 106°10′44″W / 39.360722°N 106.178988°W / 39.360722; -106.178988 (SH 91 Arkansas Bridge)

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