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Blue River Bridge

Photos 

Overview of bridge

Photo taken by Wes Kinsler in December 2008

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BH Photo #151535

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Blue River on OK 7
Location
Johnston County, Oklahoma
Status
Replaced by a new bridge in 2009
History
Built 1933
Builder
- W. R. Montgomery
Design
7-panel riveted through K-truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 140.1 ft.
Total length: 265.1 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Also called
Bridge 3506 0250 X
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.36124, -96.58990   (decimal degrees)
34°21'40" N, 96°35'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/721644/3804842 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Connerville SE
Inventory numbers
OKNBI 040650000000000 (Oklahoma bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 29101 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (13,404)
Built 1933 (605)
Built during 1930s (10,896)
Johnston County, Oklahoma (16)
K-Truss (85)
Lost (20,248)
Lost 2009 (284)
Lost during 2000s (3,809)
OK 7 (5)
Oklahoma (1,951)
Owned by state (14,489)
Replaced by new bridge (13,363)
Span length 125-175 feet (3,884)
Steel stringer (5,274)
Through truss (13,348)
Total length 250-500 feet (4,776)
Truss (30,168)
W. R. Montgomery (2)

Update Log 

  • January 2, 2010: Updated by Wes Kinsler: Bridge has been replaced-updated builder & type

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