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Checkerboard Creek Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Gene McCluney in December 2008

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BH Photo #130130

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Bedstead pony truss bridge over Checkerboard Creek on Harreld Rd. (E0870 Rd.)
Location
Okmulgee County, Oklahoma
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1929
Design
Pin-connected, 3-panel Pratt bedstead pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 36.1 ft.
Total length: 36.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.75667, -96.12333   (decimal degrees)
35°45'24" N, 96°07'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/760096/3960777 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lake Boren
Inventory numbers
OKNBI 022440000000000 (Oklahoma bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 29489 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2007)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 15.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
100

Update Log 

  • May 2, 2016: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge has been demolished and replaced.
  • December 11, 2008: New photo from Gene McCluney
  • November 19, 2008: Updated by Rick Mattioni

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