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Brush Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Gene McCluney in March 2009

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BH Photo #135335

Map 

Essay 

Written by Gene McCluney

While this road is not "blocked" it sees little use, and is impassible a short distance beyond the bridge. No attempt has been made to keep the overgrowth cut back from the roadway. We think this may be on E1039 instead of E1038.

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Brush Creek on E1039 (old US 62)
Location
Lincoln County, Oklahoma
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1929
Design
Riveted, 5-panel Parker pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 100.1 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.50844, -96.98587   (decimal degrees)
35°30'30" N, 96°59'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/682660/3931294 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Meeker
Inventory numbers
OKNBI 023340000000000 (Oklahoma bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 29237 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 69.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
100

Categories 

5-panel truss (443)
Built 1929 (878)
Built during 1920s (8,727)
Lincoln County, Oklahoma (74)
Oklahoma (1,898)
Open (36,413)
Owned by county (18,807)
Parker pony truss (343)
Parker truss (1,513)
Pony truss (15,023)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,007)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,620)
Truss (29,375)
US 62 (68)

Update Log 

  • March 16, 2017: New photo from Jay Bissell
  • February 21, 2010: New photos from David Backlin
  • July 5, 2009: Updated by David Backlin: Revised location based on visit
  • March 13, 2009: Essay added by Gene McCluney

Sources 

Comments 

Brush Creek Bridge
Posted March 16, 2017, by Jay Bissell (jay_54714 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge is closed now (March, 2017.)