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Bitter Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Gene McCluney in October 2011

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BH Photo #216480

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Bitter Creek on N3210
Location
Kay County, Oklahoma
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
Future prospects
Unknown, but will probably be removed & replaced.
History
Built 1915
Builder
- Canton Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Pin-connected, 3-panel half-hip Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 44.9 ft.
Total length: 45.3 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.87500, -97.28167   (decimal degrees)
36°52'30" N, 97°16'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/653146/4082384 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Blackwell
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
50
Inventory numbers
OKNBI 087330000000000 (Oklahoma bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
OKDOT 36N3210E0090006
BH 29120 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2012)
Sufficiency rating: 18.9 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

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

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