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Mountain Fork River Bridge

Photos 

Oblique view

Great old bridge. Looked to be original save for the portal knee braces being cut out.

Photo taken by Wayne Kizziar

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BH Photo #113587

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Mountain Fork River on US 70
Location
McCurtain County, Oklahoma
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1948; Replaced 2017
Builder
- Oklahoma Paving Co. of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Design
West to east:
Two riveted, 10-panel K-Parker through trusses
Three riveted, 5-panel Parker pony trusses
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 210.0 ft.
Total length: 732.0 ft.
Deck width: 27.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.04167, -94.62333   (decimal degrees)
34°02'30" N, 94°37'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/350154/3767964 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Eagletown
Inventory numbers
OKNBI 109640000000000 (Oklahoma bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 29366 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2015)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 34.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
5,400

Update Log 

  • April 28, 2017: Updated by Stephen Greer: Bridge has been replaced, not sure exact year, 2016 or 2017, was through area in late 2016, was still standing.
  • November 23, 2009: Updated by Rick Mattioni: Builder's name added.
  • April 12, 2008: New photos from Wayne Kizziar

Sources 

  • Wayne Kizziar - waynekizziar [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Rick Mattioni
  • Stephen Greer

Comments 

Mountain Fork River Bridge
Posted July 2, 2008, by Brad Smith (bwana39 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I have Never seen the water that high. There is a raft company that does business right beside the bridge. Yep this is it, but, whew!