Residents in struggling Arkansas town see possibilities for historic bridge — but first they have to save it

Posted: January 21, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.
Updated: January 22, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

Clarendon Mayor Jim Stinson III stands in front of the nearly 87-year-old bridge that until a couple of years ago bore U.S. 79 traffic through the lush wildlife refuges of the White and Cache rivers.

CLARENDON -- There's a problem with the town's water tower. It's 35 years old, and it leaks.

The old U.S. 79 bridge at Clarendon is no longer open to traffic and is scheduled to be torn down in the coming months, but a group fighting to save t...

A map showing the location of the Old White River Bridge

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