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Norman Bridge (1913)

Photos 

Norman Bridge

Tribbey Progress: January 17 1913

BH Photo #465381

Map 

Description 

Damaged by flooding and two separate overweight truck incidents. Removed in 1956 after the new bridge was opened in 1955.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Parker through truss bridge over South Canadian River on Old OK 74/9
Location
Norman, Cleveland County, Oklahoma, and McClain County, Oklahoma
Status
Lost
History
Built 1913
Builder
- Kansas City Bridge Co. of Kansas City, Missouri
Design
Multi-span 8-panel, pinned Parker through trusses
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Also called
Old OK 74/9 Bridge
Norman Toll Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.18773, -97.47759   (decimal degrees)
35°11'16" N, 97°28'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/638609/3894923 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Norman
Inventory number
BH 48832 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 28, 2020: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • January 28, 2020: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type and other info
  • May 29, 2011: Added by David Backlin

Sources 

  • David Backlin - us71 [at] cox [dot] net
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com