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Clarendon Bridge, Spanning White River at U.S. Highway 79, Clarendon, Monroe County, AR



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Location
Spanning White River at U.S. Highway 79, Clarendon, AR

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER AR-49
Building/structure dates: 1931 initial construction
Significance: Completed in 1931, the sheer size of the Clarendon Bridge is its most notable feature. When adding the length of the approaches to the double cantilevered main span over the frequently flooded White River, the bridge is more than three miles long. The Clarendon Bridge, one of three double cantilever spans in Arkansas, was designed by respected engineer, Ira G. Hedrick.

Subjects
Transportation
Bridge Construction
Metal Truss Bridges


Related Names
Austin Bridge Company
Hedrick, Ira G.
Steen, Kathryn, Historian
Smith, Corinne, Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW OF DOUBLE ARCH SUSPENSION BRIDGE FROM APPROACH, LOOKING WEST
2. GENERAL VIEW OF BRIDGE FROM APPROACH, LOOKING EAST
3. LOOKING EAST, VIEW OF BRIDGE WITH 4' RANGE POLE NEAR NORTHWEST INCLINED ENDPOST
4. VIEW OF BRIDGE FROM BOAT DOCK, LOOKING SOUTH
5. 3/4 VIEW OF BRIDGE FROM ATOP FERTILIZER STORAGE TANK, LOOKING NORTHWEST
6. 3/4 VIEW OF BRIDGE FROM ATOP FERTILIZER STORAGE TANK, LOOKING NORTHWEST
7. LOOKING EAST, VIEW FROM BRIDGE DECK TOWARD WEST PORTAL SHOWING TRUSSES
8. DETAIL VIEW OF BUILDER'S PLATE ON NORTHWEST ENDPOST, LOOKING EAST
9. DETAIL VIEW OF DATEPLATE ON SOUTHWEST INCLINED ENDPOST OF PORTAL, LOOKING EAST


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