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US59 Illinois River Bridge

Photos 

North Approach

Photo taken by David Backlin in November 2008

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BH Photo #128742

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Illinois River on US 59 in Watts Community
Location
Adair County, Oklahoma
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1931, replaced by new bridge 2009
Builder
- Keliher Construction Co. of Dallas, Texas/Little Rock, Arkansas
Design
Riveted, 10-panel K-Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 210.0 ft.
Total length: 517.1 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.0 ft.
Also called
ODOT Bridge No. 0106 1066 X
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.13012, -94.57178   (decimal degrees)
36°07'48" N, 94°34'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/359438/3997093 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Siloam Springs
Inventory numbers
OKNBI 034490000000000 (Oklahoma bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 28664 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 18, 2010: Updated by David Backlin: Bridge has been replaced
  • October 17, 2009: Updated by Rick Mattioni: Builder's name and ODOT bridge number added.
  • December 3, 2008: New photos from Gene McCluney
  • November 29, 2008: Updated by Kim Harvey: added category
  • November 29, 2008: Updated by David Backlin: Updated status: scheduled for replacement

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Comments 

Illinois River US 59 Bridge
Posted April 20, 2007, by Danny Waite (danw [at] suddenlink [dot] net)

Photos taken 4-14-07

Illinois River US 59 Bridge
Posted April 20, 2007, by Danny Waite (danw [at] suddenlink [dot] net)

Photos taken 4-14-07