Black River Bridge Archive

  • Two Vehicle Accident Sends One Vehicle Plummeting Off the Black River Bridge

      At 6:20pm the Lawrence County Dispatch received a 911 call reporting a two vehicle accident with one of the vehicles flipping off the north bound side of the Black River bridge. Portia Fire, Black Rock Fire, ambulances from Pro-Med and Medic One along with […]

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  • Woman Threatens To Jump Off Black River Bridge On Monday

    Shortly after 8 am, Arkansas State Troopers made contact with a female on Hwy 63 on top of the Black River Bridge at Black Rock threatening to jump from the bridge. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office along with a medical unit from AET Ambulance were dispatched […]

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  • Lawrence County Officials Issue Messages on Rising Water Levels

    The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Dive Team is on standby on both sides of the Black River bridge.  Dive Team members said they have seen numerous snakes in the flood waters during their rescues.   They also said that flood waters were continuing to rise and […]

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  • Expect Delays On Black River Bridge As Construction Continues

      If you are traveling Hwy 63 through the Black Rock area, give yourself a couple extra minutes.   With the construction of the new bridge beginning and the added repairs to the existing structure, traffic has been reduced to one lane on the bridge. […]

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  • Plans In Place To Build New Hwy 63 Bridge At Black Rock

    AHTD has announced that the aging Black River Bridge in Black Rock will be replaced, construction is slated to begin in 2013 to replace the current bridge which was built in 1949. Officials deemed the current structure as deficient following a 2010 inspection which rated […]

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