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Bitter Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Gene McCluney in October 2011

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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
Inventory numbers
OKNBI 087330000000000 (Oklahoma bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
OKDOT 36N3210E0090006
BH 29120 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2009)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 22.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
50

Update Log 

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

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