Bridges Bridges in Arkansas

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A complete list of bridges in Arkansas with pictures. Famous AR bridges, the biggest and the highest. From the earliest arch and beam bridges to the newest suspension and truss bridges, this list has them all. We build bridges to span obstacles, be it a valley, waterway, or another road. A bridge's function designates its design. A bridge can can be temporary, or it can last for millennia. Many Roman bridges are still standing (and even in use) today. No surprise then that bridges often become iconic landmarks for their region.
Big Dam Bridge is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Bridges in Arkansas
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Originally intended to be called Murray Bridge, the Big Dam Bridge in Arkansas spans the Arkansas River and Murray Lock and Dam between Little Rock and North Little Rock and is open only to pedestrian and bicycle traffic. At 4,226 feet in length it is the longest pedestrian/bicycle bridge in North America that has never been used by trains or motor vehicles. It rises to 90 feet over the Arkansas River and 30 feet over the dam. The span over the river is 3,463 feet, with the ramps on either side of the river accounting for the rest of the length. The southern end of the bridge is near Little Rock's Murray Park, while the northern end is at Cook's Landing Park in North Little Rock. The ...more on Wikipedia

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Cedar Creek Bridge

The Cedar Creek Bridge in Petit Jean State Park, Arkansas, was built in 1934. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990. ...more on Wikipedia

Cotter Bridge is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Bridges in Arkansas
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Cotter Bridge

The Cotter Bridge, also known as the R.M. Ruthven Bridge and the White River Concrete Arch Bridge, carries U.S. Route 62 Business across the White River west of the city of Cotter in Baxter County, Arkansas. Upon completion, the bridge allowed access to a part of the Ozarks previously undiscovered by motorists. Constructed in 1930, it is the only bridge built by the Marsh Engineering Company of Des Moines, Iowa in the state of Arkansas. ...more on Wikipedia