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Black Bear Creek Bridge

Photos 

Through view

Photo taken 2003 by Wes Kinsler

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BH Photo #151566

Map 

Description 

5/9/2012 - This bridge was just recently removed for replacement by the State. Due to an agressive campaign to remove all SD bridges there is a possiblity that no truss bridges will remain on the State Highway System in another few years.

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Black Bear Creek on US 77
Location
Noble County, Oklahoma
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1931
Builder
- Fisher Construction Co. of Norman, Oklahoma
Design
8-panel riveted Parker through truss with additional sub-ties and struts.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.1 ft.
Total length: 164.1 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.34636, -97.28261   (decimal degrees)
36°20'47" N, 97°16'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/654111/4023734 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Perry
Inventory numbers
OKNBI 034320000000000 (Oklahoma bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 29419 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2010)
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: 39.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
890

Update Log 

  • May 9, 2012: Updated by Gary Hines: Bridge replaced; description
  • January 3, 2010: Updated by Wes Kinsler: Added additional data.

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