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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
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
100
Inventory numbers
OKNBI 022440000000000 (Oklahoma bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 29489 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 15.8 (out of 100)
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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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