Rating:
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Bear Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Wes Kinsler

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BH Photo #151576

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Camelback through truss bridge over Bear Creek on N3210
Location
Logan County, Oklahoma
Status
Bypassed in 2003
History
Built ca. 1920; bypassed 2003
Builder
- Canton Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
8-panel pin-connected camelback through truss.
Dimensions
Span length: 149.9 ft.
Total length: 149.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.4 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.84434, -97.28243   (decimal degrees)
35°50'40" N, 97°16'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/655111/3968045 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Guthrie SE
Inventory numbers
OKNBI 011570000000000 (Oklahoma bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 29291 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 2001)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 23.20 (out of 100)

Update Log 

  • April 29, 2012: New photos from J Lance
  • February 15, 2010: Updated by Wes Kinsler: Added map location
  • January 3, 2010: Updated by Wes Kinsler: Updated status-added bridge details

Sources 

Comments 

Bear Creek Bridge
Posted June 7, 2012, by J Lance (bugo [at] hotmail [dot] com)

I really need to go back and photograph this bridge in the winter time where the trees don't block the view so much. If you go visit this bridge, be careful driving through Tryon, as it is a major speed trap. My buddy got a ticket there.