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Caddo Creek Bridge

Photos 

Through view facing east

Photo taken by M C Toyer in August 2014

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BH Photo #301642

Map 

Description 

Bridge was constructed in 1921 on Oklahoma State Highway 5 which was designated US Highway 70 in 1926. In 1938 the alignment of US 70 was moved about one half mile north. The bridge and original roadway continue to serve as an important secondary road.

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Caddo Creek on old US Highway 70
Location
Bryan County, Oklahoma
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built in1921 with Federal Aid Project Funding
Builder
- General Construction Co. of St. Louis, Missouri
Design
Steel Pratt through truss bridge with concrete deck, abutments and pilings and steel lattice guardrails. Adjoining roadway and deck overlaid with gravel.
Dimensions
Span length: 122.1 ft.
Total length: 122.1 ft.
Deck width: 17.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.5 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Old Highway 70 Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.99741, -96.19083   (decimal degrees)
33°59'51" N, 96°11'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/759468/3765426 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Blue
Elevation
500 ft. above sea level
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
100
Inventory numbers
OKNBI 012190000000000 (Oklahoma bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 28724 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 49.7 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • October 14, 2014: Updated by M C Toyer: Corrected location, added details and photos

Related Bridges 

  • Blue River Bridge (Same project) - 1921 FAP and General Construction Company on OK Hwy 5

Sources 

  • M C Toyer - mctoyer [at] hotmail [dot] com