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Cedar Creek Bridge, Spanning Cedar Creek adjacent to State Highway 154, Petit Jean State Park, Conway County, AR



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Item Title


Location
Spanning Cedar Creek adjacent to State Highway 154, Petit Jean State Park, AR

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER AR-31
Building/structure dates: 1934 initial construction
Significance: The Cedar Creek Bridge is one of eight remaining masonry arch bridges in Arkansas, and is unique as the only one incorporating finished, rather than rusticated, stone. The bridge was constructed as part of a Civilian Conservation Corps project which blazed the trails and erected the structures in Arkansas' first state park.

Subjects
Arch Bridges
Transportation
Bridge Construction


Related Names
Petit Jean State Park
Civilian Conservation Corps
Bennett, Lola, Historian
Smith, Corinne, Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. LOOKING NORTHEAST, VIEW OF MASONRY DECK ARCH BRIDGE FROM ROADBED
2. VIEW OF BRIDGE FROM ROADBED, LOOKING SOUTHEAST
3. THREE-QUARTER VIEW OF BRIDGE, LOOKING NORTHWEST
4. GENERAL VIEW OF BRIDGE, LOOKING EAST
5. VIEW OF MASONRY ARCH, LOOKING NORTHWEST
6. DETAIL VIEW OF UNDERSIDE OF ARCH
7. DETAIL VIEW OF MASONRY


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