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Kiamichi - Valiant Road Overpass

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Facing south

Photo taken by M C Toyer in August 2014

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BH Photo #301838

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Description 

The railroad line from Hope Arkansas to Madill Oklahoma was originally built in 1902 by the Arkansas and Choctaw Railroad which was renamed the St Louis, San Francisco and New Orleans Railroad in 1903, then sold to the Frisco Railroad in 1907. Since 1987 it has been owned and operated by the Kiamichi Railroad.

The bridge passed over Oklahoma Highway 5 which was designated US Highway 70 in 1926. The highway was paved with concrete ca 1925-26.

Facts 

Overview
Slab bridge over Valiant Road / E2078 / Old US Hwy 70 on Kiamichi RR
Location
Bryan County, Oklahoma
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1922
Railroads
- Kiamichi Railroad (KRR)
- St. Louis-San Francisco Railway (SLSF; Frisco)
Design
Concrete slab railroad bridge
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 20.0 ft.
Total length: 25.9 ft.
Also called
Frisco - US 70 Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.00043, -96.06633   (decimal degrees)
34°00'02" N, 96°03'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/770961/3766085 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bennington North
Elevation
560 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
OKNBI 238160000000000 (Oklahoma bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 63673 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 1998)
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Update Log 

  • October 16, 2014: Added by M C Toyer

Sources 

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