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Buffalo Creek Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Gene McCluney in November 2007

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BH Photo #149261

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Buffalo Creek on OK 1
Location
Latimer County, Oklahoma
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1940
Builder
- Merveldt & Lawson of El Reno, Oklahoma
Design
Riveted, 5-panel Parker pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 187.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.73128, -95.22943   (decimal degrees)
34°43'53" N, 95°13'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/295879/3845506 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kiamichi
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
2,100
Inventory numbers
OKNBI 095090000000000 (Oklahoma bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 29198 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 45.7 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built during 1940s (3,899)
Latimer County, Oklahoma (24)
Merveldt & Lawson (2)
OK 1 (6)
Oklahoma (1,972)
Open (38,219)
Owned by state (15,132)
Parker pony truss (363)
Parker truss (1,599)
Pony truss (15,698)
Skewed (4,816)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,230)
Total length 175-250 feet (4,061)
Truss (31,237)

Update Log 

  • November 20, 2009: Updated by Rick Mattioni: Builder's name added.
  • November 16, 2009: New photo from Gene McCluney

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