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Birds Nest Creek Bridge

Photos 

Through view looking east

Photo taken November 2003 by Wes Kinsler

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BH Photo #151559

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Birds Nest Creek on E0280
Location
Kay County, Oklahoma
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1915
Design
6-panel pin-connected Parker pony truss with fish-belly lower chord.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.9 ft.
Total length: 91.9 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.60833, -97.27752   (decimal degrees)
36°36'30" N, 97°16'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/654048/4052805 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tonkawa SE
Inventory numbers
OKNBI 123850000000000 (Oklahoma bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 29116 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2015)
Deck condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 27.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
50

Update Log 

  • September 11, 2017: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge has been demolished and replaced.
  • October 9, 2011: New photos from Gene McCluney
  • January 3, 2010: Updated by Wes Kinsler: Added bridge type info.

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