Sulphur Creek Bridge
Oblique view, facing west
Photo taken by M C Toyer in August 2014
BH Photo #301667
This bridge is located on the original Oklahoma Highway 5 which was designated US Highway 70 in 1926. Present US 70 west of the bridge follows the original alignment but east of the bridge follows ca 1938 realignment.
- Steel stringer bridge over Sulphur Creek on US Highway 70
- Bryan County, Oklahoma
- Open to traffic
- Future prospects
- Preparations are underway for the demolition and replacement of this bridge.
- Built 1939
- Steel stringer bridge with concrete deck, abutments and pilings. It was originally built with concrete posts and rails but those have since been removed and replaced with steel guardrails mounted on steel beams.
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 110.9 ft.
Deck width: 25.9 ft.
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +34.00074, -96.06706 (decimal degrees)
34°00'03" N, 96°04'01" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 14/770892/3766117 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Bennington North
- 550 ft. above sea level
- Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
- Inventory numbers
- OKNBI 073050000000000 (Oklahoma bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 63641 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection report (as of December 2017)
- Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 65.6 (out of 100)
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- October 14, 2014: Added, corrected location, added details and photos
- M C Toyer - mctoyer [at] hotmail [dot] com