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North Canadian River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Gene McCluney in December 2008

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BH Photo #130031

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over North Canadian River on IRR 5434C
Location
Okfuskee County, Oklahoma
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Likely to be demolished after replacement bridge completed
History
Built 1927; rehabilitated 1945
Design
Riveted, 8-panel Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.1 ft.
Total length: 296.9 ft.
Deck width: 17.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.33333, -96.18500   (decimal degrees)
35°19'60" N, 96°11'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/755861/3913646 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Weleetka
Inventory numbers
OKNBI 019360000000000 (Oklahoma bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 29459 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 9, 2008: New photos from Gene McCluney

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Comments 

North Canadian River Bridge
Posted January 10, 2009, by Sue Bozeman & Jeri Ptacek (bozesj [at] cox [dot] net)

This bridge will be gone soon. A new bridge is currently being built next to the truss bridge as of 1/9/09. Go see it now!