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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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BH Photo #128900

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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
Whitesboro, 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
+34.68306, -94.88529   (decimal degrees)
34°40'59" N, 94°53'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/327292/3839513 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Whitesboro
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
200
Inventory numbers
OKNBI 095280000000000 (Oklahoma bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 29218 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 24.9 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • December 19, 2017: Updated by Dana and Kay Klein: Added category "Othmar H. Ammann Nominee"
  • December 5, 2008: Updated by Gene McCluney: data added
  • December 2, 2008: New photo from Gene McCluney

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