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Bitter Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Gene McCluney in October 2011

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BH Photo #216496

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Bitter Creek on N3210
Location
Kay County, Oklahoma
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Future prospects
Bridge & substructures removed, new bridge under construction.
History
Built ca. 1930
Builder
- Canton Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Pin-connected, 3-panel, half-hip Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 48.6 ft.
Total length: 50.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.85326, -97.28261   (decimal degrees)
36°51'12" N, 97°16'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/653106/4079970 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Blackwell
Inventory numbers
OKNBI 029720000000000 (Oklahoma bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
OKDOT 36N3210E0110001
BH 29117 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2009)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 20.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
50

Update Log 

  • November 24, 2012: Updated by Wes Kinsler: Updated bridge status & other info
  • October 9, 2011: New photos from Gene McCluney

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