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Buzzard Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Gene McCluney in November 2009

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BH Photo #148843

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Buzzard Creek on E1570
Location
Le Flore County, Oklahoma
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1938
Design
Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Span length: 39.0 ft.
Total length: 39.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.73833, -94.99500   (decimal degrees)
34°44'18" N, 94°59'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/317362/3845838 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Whitesboro
Inventory numbers
OKNBI 062690000000000 (Oklahoma bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 29211 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2010)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 25.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
100

Update Log 

  • December 7, 2016: Updated by Robert Elder: Bridge appears to have been replaced.
  • November 8, 2009: New photos from Gene McCluney
  • November 6, 2009: New photo from Gene McCluney

Sources 

  • Gene McCluney - gmacfilm [at] live [dot] com
  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Buzzard Creek Bridge
Posted December 7, 2016, by Matt Lohry

According to historical GE imagery, it looks like late 2010 was the date--there appears to be a temporary bypass in place in the Sept. 2010 imagery.

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

I think that I see a modern concrete bridge in Satellite Imagery...