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Washita River Bridge

Photos 

Through view looking east

Photo taken May 2003 by Wes Kinsler

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BH Photo #151914

Map 

Description 

The double-intersection Warren span was built in 1911 as part of the Lexington-Purcell Toll Bridge by Central States Bridge Co. The bridge was dismantled in the late 1930's and a few of the spans, such as this one, were later reused.

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Washita River on 3510C
Location
Johnston County, Oklahoma
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1952
Builder
- Central States Bridge Co. of Indianapolis, Indiana
Design
One 9-panel double-intersection Warren through truss span and two 9-panel K-truss spans.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 180.1 ft.
Total length: 560.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Greasy Bend Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.23000, -96.90833   (decimal degrees)
34°13'48" N, 96°54'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/692654/3789637 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mannsville
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
125
Inventory numbers
OKNBI 128510000000000 (Oklahoma bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 29113 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2015)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • January 3, 2010: Updated by Wes Kinsler: Added info about the bridge and builder's name

Sources 

Comments 

Washita River Bridge
Posted January 25, 2018, by Rhys Martin (rhysfunk [at] gmail [dot] com)

Visited this old span 1/21/18. New bridge alongside is almost completed. The old bridge is in pretty poor shape, not sure if they'll leave it.

Washita River Bridge
Posted June 20, 2015, by Me (no [at] bugmenot [dot] com)

This bridge is underwater and will need repair after the level drops. 6-20-2015