K-Truss

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The K-Truss truss configuration was invented by Phelps Johnson, president of the Dominion Bridge Company of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, as part of the design effort for the second (existing) Quebec Bridge. Phelps was born in 1849 in the United States and worked for the Wrought Iron Bridge Company for a time.

Antioch Bridge (Old) (Contra Costa County, California)
(Main design: Camelback through truss)
Built 1926; Replaced 1978
K- through truss bridge over San Joaquin River on Route 160 Antioch Bridge former Victory
Replaced by a new bridge

Austin Peay Bridge (Jackson County, Tennessee)
Built by the Nashville Bridge Company in 1924 and replaced 1994
Lost K-Truss through truss bridge over Cumberland River on Tn 56
Replaced by new bridge

Baron Fork Creek Bridge (Cherokee County, Oklahoma)
Built 1946
Through truss bridge over Baron Fork Creek on OK 51 near Eldon
Open to traffic

Big Cabin Creek Bridge (Mayes County, Oklahoma)
Built 1939; rehabilitated 1964; Replaced 2013
Through truss bridge over Big Cabin Creek on OK 28
Replaced by a new bridge

Big Cedar Creek Bridge (Pushmataha County, Oklahoma)
Built 1933
Through truss bridge over Big Cedar Creek on US 271
Replaced by a new bridge

Big Lee Creek Bridge (Sequoyah County, Oklahoma)
Built 1946; Bypassed & Abandoned 2011
Through truss bridge over Big Lee Creek on OK 101 in Short
Bypassed by a new bridge in 2011 and abandoned.

Bird Creek Bridge (Rogers County, Oklahoma)
Built 1956
Through truss bridge over Bird Creek on OK 66 EB in Catoosa
Open to traffic

Bird Creek Bridge (Rogers County, Oklahoma)
Built 1936; Replaced 2011; truss sections split and preserved (see bridgehunter.com respective county page)
Through truss bridge over Bird Creek on OK 66 WB in Catoosa
Replaced by new bridge, however, truss sections preserved in different places (see county bridgehunter.com listing)

Bird Creek Bridge - NB (Tulsa County, Oklahoma)
Built ca. 1960; rehabilitated 1979; Demolished 2016
Through truss bridge over Bird Creek on US 169 Northbound in Collinsville
Demolished

Bird Creek Bridge -SB (Tulsa County, Oklahoma)
Built ca. 1960; rehabilitated 1979; demolished December 2015
Through truss bridge over Bird Creek on US 169 in Collinsville
No longer exists

Black Bear Creek Bridge (Noble County, Oklahoma)
Built 1939, Removed 2010
Through truss bridge over Black Bear Creek on US 177
Replaced by a new bridge

Blue River Bridge (Johnston County, Oklahoma)
Built 1933
Through truss bridge over Blue River on OK 7
Replaced by a new bridge in 2009

Blue River Bridge (Johnston County, Oklahoma)
Built 1933
Through truss bridge over Blue River on OK 99
Replaced by a new bridge 2009

Blue River Bridge (Bryan County, Oklahoma)
Built 1932
Through truss bridge over Blue River on Old US 69 in Durant
Open to traffic

Caney River Bridge (Washington County, Oklahoma)
Built 1937
Through truss bridge over Caney River on OK 123 in Bartlesville
Open to traffic

Caney River Bridge (Osage County, Oklahoma)
Built 1935
Through truss bridge over Caney River on OK 99
Open to traffic

Charenton Canal Bridge (St. Mary Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1941
Through truss bridge over Charenton Canal on LA182
Open to traffic

Chickaskia River Bridge (Kay County, Oklahoma)
(Main design: Through truss)
Built 1945
Through truss bridge over Chickaskia River on IRR E0230
Replaced by a new bridge

Chouteau Creek Bridge (Mayes County, Oklahoma)
Built ca. 1950, Replaced 2009
Through truss bridge over Chouteau Creek on old OK 33 east of Chouteau
Demolished 2009

CMQ - Greenville Junction Bridge (Piscataquis County, Maine)
K-Truss through truss bridge over Wiggins Stream, former B & A railroad on Central Maine and Quebec Railway
Open to traffic

CMQ - Kennebec River Bridge (Piscataquis County, Maine)
K-truss over Kennebec River on Railroad (Central Maine and Quebec Railway)
Open to traffic

CMQ - Wood Pond Bridge (Somerset County, Maine)
Through truss bridge over Wood Pond Inlet on Central Maine and Quebec Railway
Open to traffic

Coal Creek Bridge (Pittsburg County, Oklahoma)
Built 1936: Replaced 2012
Through truss bridge over Coal Creek on US 270 near McAlester
Replaced by a new bridge

Cordell Hull Bridge (Smith County, Tennessee)
Built 1934; rehabilitated 1992
Through truss bridge over Cumberland River on NFA A392 in Carthage
Open to traffic

Council Creek Bridge (Payne County, Oklahoma)
Built 1936 by the Briscoe Construction Co.
Through truss bridge formerly over Stillwater Creek on OK 51 in Stillwater now moved to Council Creek Road over Council Creek.
12/18/2009 - Now open to traffic.

Cumberland Cut Bridge (Bryan County, Oklahoma)
(Main design: Parker through truss)
Built ca. 1950
Through truss bridge over Washita River on OK 199
Open to traffic

Deep Fork Bridge (Okfuskee County, Oklahoma)
Built 1938
Through truss bridge over Deep Fork of North Canadian River on OK 48
Removed and replaced

Deep Fork River Bridge (Okmulgee County, Oklahoma)
Built 1933; Made obsolete by new bridge 2005
Abandoned through truss bridge over Deep Fork River on US 266
Closed to all traffic with approaches removed

Deep Fork River OK 18 Bridge (Lincoln County, Oklahoma)
Built 1933
Through truss bridge over Deep Fork River on OK 18
Bridge has been replaced

Dry Creek OK 100 Bridge (Cherokee County, Oklahoma)
Built 1955; rehabilitated 1988
Through truss bridge over Dry Creek on OK 100
Open to traffic

Eel River Bridge (Humboldt County, California)
Built 1941
Cantilevered K type through truss bridge over Eel River & NWP Railroad on CA 283 in Rio Dell
Open to traffic

Fourteen Mile Creek Bridge (Cherokee County, Oklahoma)
Built 1949
Through truss bridge over Fourteen Mile Creek on OK 51
Open to traffic

Gakona River Bridge (Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska)
Built 1950; Demolished 2011
Lost through truss bridge over Gakona River on Tok Cutoff Highway in Gakona
Replaced by a new bridge

Glover River Bridge (McCurtain County, Oklahoma)
Built 1953
Through truss bridge over Glover River on OK 3
Open to traffic

Hickory Creek Bridge (Love County, Oklahoma)
Built 1944
Through truss bridge over Hickory Creek on OK 32
Replaced by a new bridge / disposition of truss unknown

Hominy Creek Bridge (Tulsa County, Oklahoma)
Built 1940
Through truss bridge over Hominy Creek on OK 11 in Tulsa
Open to traffic

Hominy Creek Bridge (Osage County, Oklahoma)
Built 1936; replaced 2002
Lost K truss through truss bridge over Hominy Creek on OK 99
Replaced

I-895 Curtis Bay Steel Bridge (Baltimore, Maryland)
Built 1957; rehabilitated 1980
Through truss bridge over CSX Transportation Curtis Bay Yards on I-895 between Brooklyn and Curtis Bay in Baltimore City
Open to traffic

John T. Cunningham Memorial Bridge (Montgomery County, Tennessee)
Built 1925, replaced 1986
Lost K-Truss through truss bridge over Cumberland River on Old State Route 13
Replaced by new bridge

Kiamichi River Bridge (Choctaw County, Oklahoma)
Built 1965
Through truss bridge over Kiamichi River on OK 109
Open to traffic

Kiamichi River Bridge (Choctaw County, Oklahoma)
Built 1933; replaced 2008
Lost through and deck truss bridge over Kiamichi River on US 70 in Sawyer
Replaced by new bridge

Kiamichi River Bridge (Pushmataha County, Oklahoma)
Built 1934
Through truss bridge over Kiamichi River on US 271
Open to traffic

Krotz Springs Bridge (Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1934
Lost K-Parker through truss bridge over Atchafalaya River on US-190
Replaced by a new bridge

Lincoln Highway Mississippi River Bridge (Clinton County, Iowa)
(Main design: Pennsylvania through truss)
Built 1891, lost in 1975
Lost through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Lincoln Highway/US 30 in Clinton
Replaced by new bridge

Little River Bridge (McCurtain County, Oklahoma)
Built 1938; Replaced 2017
Through truss bridge over Little River on EB US 70/ NB US 259


Little River Bridge (Hughes County, Oklahoma)
Built 1949
Through truss bridge over Little River on 3218C
Open to traffic

Little River Bridge (Hughes County, Oklahoma)
Built 1958
Through truss bridge over Little River on 3210C
Open to traffic

Lock and Dam 15 (Scott County, Iowa)
Built 1934
Dam on Mississippi River
Open to boat traffic

Long-Allen Bridge (St. Mary Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1933 by the Mt. Vernon Bridge Co.
Through truss bridge over Atchafalaya River on LA 182 (old US 90) between Berwick and Morgan City
Open to traffic

Mountain Fork River Bridge (McCurtain County, Oklahoma)
Built 1948; Replaced 2017
Through truss bridge over Mountain Fork River on US 70
Replaced by new bridge

Nenana River Bridge (Denali Borough, Alaska)
Built 1963
Through truss bridge over Nenana River on Parks Highway (AK 3)
Open to traffic

Neosho River Bridge (Ottawa County, Oklahoma)
Built 1937; replaced 1997
Lost K-truss bridge over Neosho River on US 69 in Miami
Replaced by prestressed concrete girder bridge in 1997.

Newkirk Bridge (Cherokee County, Oklahoma)
Built 1949; Replaced 2016
Through truss bridge over Neosho River on OK 51
Replaced by a new bridge

North Canadian River Bridge (Okmulgee County, Oklahoma)
Built 1951
Through truss bridge over North Canadian River on Arbeka Road (E1125 Rd.)
Open to traffic

North Fork Feather River Bridge (Plumas County, California)
Built 1936
Through truss bridge over North Fork Feather River on CA 70
Open to traffic

O.K. Allen Bridge (Rapides Parish, Louisiana)
(Main design: K-Parker through truss)
Built 1936; Lost 2015
K-Parker through truss bridge over Red River on US 71
Replaced by new bridge; destroyed September 2015

OK 18 Arkansas River Bridge (Pawnee County, Oklahoma)
Built 1935
K-Parker through truss bridge over Arkansas River on OK 18 in Ralston
Replaced by a new bridge

OK 3 Bridge (Atoka County, Oklahoma)
Built 1933
Through truss bridge on OK 3
Replaced by a new bridge

Pigeon Creek 5th Ave. Bridge (Vanderburgh County, Indiana)
Built 1936; replaced 2000
Lost through truss bridge over Pigeon Creek on Fifth Avenue
Replaced by new bridge

Pond Creek Bridge (Osage County, Oklahoma)
Built 1935; rehabilitated 1950
Through truss bridge over Pond Creek on OK 99
Open to traffic

Rainy Mountain Creek OK 9 Bridge (Kiowa County, Oklahoma)
Built 1931
Through truss bridge over Rainy Mountain Creek on OK 9
Replaced by a new bridge

Red River Bridge (Fannin County, Texas)
Built 1938
Through truss bridge over Red River on TX 78 OK 78
Intact but closed to all traffic

Salt Creek Bridge (Osage County, Oklahoma)
Built ca. 1940
Through truss bridge over Salt Creek on OK 18
Open to traffic

Savanna-Sabula Bridge (Carroll County, Illinois)
Built 1932; rehabilitated 1985; Scheduled for replacement beginning 2015
Continuous through truss bridge over the Mississippi River on US 52/IL 64/IA 64 at Savanna
Open to traffic

Sulphur River Bridge (Miller County, Arkansas)
Built 1930-31
Lost Through truss bridge over Sulphur River on US 71
Replaced by new bridge

Tanana River Bridge (Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Alaska)
Built 1966
Through truss bridge over Tanana River on Alaska Hwy 2/Richardson Hwy
Open to traffic

Tanana River Bridge (Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska)
Built 1967
Parker through truss bridge over Tanana River At Nenana on Parks Highway
Open to traffic

Tenkiller Caney Ridge Bridge (Cherokee County, Oklahoma)
Bridge carrying OK 100 over an arm of Tenkiller Lake


Texas Street Bridge (Bossier Parish, Louisiana)
Opened to traffic on October 22, 1933; rehabilitated 1984
Cantilevered through truss bridge over Red River on US 79/US 80 in Shreveport
Open to four-lane traffic

US 271 Poteau River Bridge (Le Flore County, Oklahoma)
Built 1946, Replaced by a new bridge in 2010
Through truss bridge over Poteau River on US 271 in Pocola
Replaced with new bridge

US59 Illinois River Bridge (Adair County, Oklahoma)
Built 1931, replaced by new bridge 2009
Through truss bridge over Illinois River on US 59 in Watts Community
Replaced by a new bridge

US70 Blue River Bridge (Bryan County, Oklahoma)
Built 1938
Through truss bridge over Blue River on US 70
Replaced by a new bridge

Verdigris River Bridge (Wagoner County, Oklahoma)
Built 1955; raised 1970; demolished 2010.
Lost through truss bridge over Verdigris River on OK 51
Imploded April 20, 2010

Verdigris River Bridge (Nowata County, Oklahoma)
Built 1954
K-Parker through truss bridge over Verdigris River on US 60
Open to traffic

Verdigris River Bridge (Rogers County, Oklahoma)
(Main design: K-Parker through truss)
Built 1930s demolished 1970
K-Parker through truss bridge over Verdigris River on State Route 33
Replaced by a new bridge

Washita River Bridge (Johnston County, Oklahoma)
Built 1943; Lost 2015
Through truss bridge over Washita River on OK 99 and US 377 in Tishomingo
Demolished

Washita River Bridge (Murray County, Oklahoma)
Built 1933; replaced 2004
Lost through truss bridge over Washita River on OK 7
No longer exists

Washita River Bridge (Johnston County, Oklahoma)
Built 1952
Through truss bridge over Washita River on 3510C
Open to traffic

Washita River Bridge (Grady County, Oklahoma)
Built 1953
K-Parker through truss bridge over Washita River on OK 19
Open to traffic

Washita River OK 19 Bridge (Garvin County, Oklahoma)
Built 1939, lost 2014
Lost through truss bridge over Washita River on OK 19 in Pauls Valley
Replaced by a new bridge

Washita River US 177 Bridge (Carter County, Oklahoma)
Built 1951; rehabilitated 1986
Through truss bridge over Washita River on US 177
Open to traffic

WLE - Banning Bridge (Fayette County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1930 by the American Bridge Co.
K-deck truss bridge over Youghiogheny River on Wheeling & Lake Erie Railroad
Open to traffic

WLE - Speers Bridge (Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania)
K-deck truss bridge over the Monongahela River on the Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway between Belle Vernon and Speers
Open to traffic