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Kiamichi River Bridge

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Kiamichi River Bridge at Whitesboro

One of the few truss bridges in Oklahoma with an arched deck.

Photo taken by Gene McCluney in May 2007

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Overview
Through truss bridge over Kiamichi River on 4044C. This appears to be a span from a Warren deck truss bridge, repurposed as a through truss. Very unusual design for a through truss.
Location
Le Flore County, Oklahoma
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1940
Design
Through truss
Pin connected
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 127.0 ft.
Total length: 270.0 ft.
Deck width: 10.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.3 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.69000, -94.88500   (decimal degrees)
34°41'24" N, 94°53'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/327333/3840282 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Whitesboro
Inventory numbers
OKNBI 095280000000000 (Oklahoma bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 29218 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 24.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
200

Update Log 

  • December 5, 2008: Updated by Gene McCluney: data added
  • December 2, 2008: New photo from Gene McCluney

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