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Mineral Bayou Creek Bridge

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Through view, facing east

Photo taken by M C Toyer in August 2014

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BH Photo #301657

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Description 

Bridge constructed in 1926 on Oklahoma Highway 5 designated US Highway 70 the same year. US 70 was realigned about one half mile north in 1938. The bridge and road continue to serve as an important secondary route.

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Mineral Bayou Creek on Old US Highway 70 / East Main Street
Location
Durant, Bryan County, Oklahoma
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1926
Design
Steel stringer bridge with concrete deck, concrete posts and rails, and 5 foot wide internal raised sidewalk on north side. Adjoining 18 foot wide roadway paved with concrete ca 1925-26; both have been overlaid with asphalt.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 34.1 ft.
Total length: 140.1 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Also called
East Main Street Bridge
Old Highway 70 Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.98955, -96.36589   (decimal degrees)
33°59'22" N, 96°21'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/743316/3764125 (zone/easting/northing)
Elevation
590 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
OKNBI 017560000000000 (Oklahoma bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 63638 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2014)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 63.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
2,000

Update Log 

  • April 24, 2017: New Street View added by David Backlin
  • October 14, 2014: Corrected location, added details and photos

Sources 

  • M C Toyer - mctoyer [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • David Backlin - us71 [at] cox [dot] net