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Caston Creek US 270 Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Wayne Kizziar

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BH Photo #110424

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Caston Creek on US 270 in Wister
Location
Wister, Le Flore County, Oklahoma
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1951
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.1 ft.
Total length: 286.1 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.5 ft.
Also called
Private First Class Curtis Herman Bullard Memorial Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.96160, -94.72410   (decimal degrees)
34°57'42" N, 94°43'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/342591/3870142 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wister
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
1,800
Inventory numbers
OKNBI 126410000000000 (Oklahoma bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 29214 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 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: 45.1 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • October 31, 2010: Updated by David Backlin: Revised GPS
  • March 19, 2010: New photos from J Lance
  • February 1, 2009: Updated by David Backlin: Changed location to Wister

Sources 

Comments 

Caston Creek US 270 Bridge
Posted December 7, 2016, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This one may be doomed:

http://leflorecountyjournal.com/2013/07/new-bridge-planned-f...

The bridge is going to be replaced. I have not found out if the old one will be retained or demolished.

Caston Creek US 270 Bridge
Posted October 17, 2008, by J Lance (bugo [at] hotmail [dot] com)

This bridge is in Wister, not Poteau.