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Childers Creek Bridge

Photos 

View of Bridge Looking West

Photo taken by Rick Mattioni in October 2008

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BH Photo #126756

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Childers Creek on 65th W. Ave. (N3900) in Kiefer
Location
Kiefer, Creek County, Oklahoma
Status
Closed to traffic
History
Built 1914; closed to traffic c. 2008.
Builder
- Massillon Bridge Co. of Massillon, Ohio
Design
Three-panel Pratt half-hip pony truss bridge with one-lane wooden deck.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.5 ft.
Total length: 52.2 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.95167, -96.06500   (decimal degrees)
35°57'06" N, 96°03'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/764722/3982570 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sapulpa South
Elevation
680 ft. above sea level
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
100
Inventory numbers
OKNBI 003620000000000 (Oklahoma bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 28868 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 16.4 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • May 2, 2016: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge has been demolished and replaced.
  • December 10, 2008: New photos from Gene McCluney
  • November 4, 2008: Updated by Rick Mattioni: Bridge type updated.
  • October 26, 2008: Updated by Rick Mattioni

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