U.S. 62 White River Bridge

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White River Bridge
US 62 White River Bridge.jpg
South approach
U.S. 62 White River Bridge is located in Arkansas
U.S. 62 White River Bridge
U.S. 62 White River Bridge is located in the US
U.S. 62 White River Bridge
Location US 62 over the White River
Nearest city Beaver, Arkansas
Coordinates 36°27′04″N 93°49′24″W / 36.45111°N 93.82333°W / 36.45111; -93.82333Coordinates: 36°27′04″N 93°49′24″W / 36.45111°N 93.82333°W / 36.45111; -93.82333
Area Carroll County
Built 1952
Architect Forcum James Company
Architectural style Five span deck-truss
MPS Historic Bridges of Arkansas
NRHP Reference # 07001421[1]
Added to NRHP 24 January 2008

The White River Bridge is a five span Warren deck truss bridge located near Beaver, Carroll County, Arkansas. It carries U.S. Route 62 over the White River for 786.90 feet (239.85 m).[2] Each span is about 128 feet (39 m) in length, and is mounted on concrete piers or abutments. The bridge was built in 1950-52 by the Forcum-James Company of Dyersburg, Tennessee. It was the last of eleven deck-truss bridges built in the state, and is the only one of its type in the county.[3]

The bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2008.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "White River Bridge." Bridge Profile. Retrieved June 13, 2010.
  3. ^ "NRHP nomination for US 62 White River Bridge" (PDF). Arkansas Preservation. Retrieved 2015-03-01.