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Polecat Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Gene McCluney in December 2008

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BH Photo #130085

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Polecat Creek on 161st St. S. (E0750)
Location
Creek County, Oklahoma
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1925
Builder
- Massillon Bridge Co. of Massillon, Ohio
Design
Pin-connected, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.9 ft.
Total length: 148.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.93000, -96.29333   (decimal degrees)
35°55'48" N, 96°17'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/744189/3979570 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Heyburn Reservoir
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
100
Inventory numbers
OKNBI 016190000000000 (Oklahoma bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 28884 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 17.6 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • June 17, 2019: New photos from Mark Brown
  • February 26, 2014: New photo from Jack Schmidt
  • November 19, 2009: Updated by Rick Mattioni: Builder's name added.
  • December 10, 2008: New photos from Gene McCluney
  • October 30, 2008: Updated by Rick Mattioni: Road information updated.

Sources 

  • Rick Mattioni
  • Gene McCluney - gmacfilm [at] live [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Mark Brown - markwbrown66 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Polecat Creek Bridge
Posted March 22, 2019, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

This one is older than 1925.

Polecat Creek Bridge
Posted March 22, 2019, by M Major (ihrtcpr [at] gmail [dot] com)

As a child, I used to walk to this bridge to watch the polecats play and build their homes. I'm astonished that one can still drive on it. it was in bad condition 50 years ago!

How wonderful to see that it is still standing

Sincerely M Major