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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
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
100
Inventory numbers
OKNBI 062690000000000 (Oklahoma bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 29211 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 25.3 (out of 100)
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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...