UP - River Road Overpass
Facing south on River Road
Photo taken by M C Toyer in September 2014
BH Photo #301831
The MKT Railroad, built southwest from the Kansas border through Indian Territory, reached Denison Texas in December 1872. Present River Road was the westernmost of two roads that connected Benjamin Colbert's ferry and bridge to Colbert and Durant, then later the Red River Bridge Company's 1892 and 1915 toll bridges.
- Concrete stringer bridge over River Road on UP RR / former MKT RR
- Bryan County, Oklahoma
- Open to traffic
- Built 1922
- - Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad (MKT; Katy)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
- Concrete stringer railroad overpass
Span length: 23.0 ft.
Total length: 23.0 ft.
Deck width: 8.9 ft.
- Skew angle
- 45 degrees
- Also called
- MKT - River Road Overpass
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +33.83470, -96.51610 (decimal degrees)
33°50'05" N, 96°30'58" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 14/729853/3746603 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Denison Dam
- 570 ft. above sea level
- Inventory numbers
- (1992) 07N3651E2193000
(2000) OKNBI 012320000000000
BH 63672 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- October 16, 2014: Updated by M C Toyer: corrected location, added details and photos
- M C Toyer - mctoyer [at] hotmail [dot] com