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Bird Creek Bridge

Photos 

Downstream View, Looking West

Photo taken by Ken Corder for Historic American Engineering Record in June 1985.

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #126674

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Bird Creek on Javine Hill Road (D3892) in Avant
Location
Avant, Osage County, Oklahoma
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1914; bypassed and abandoned 1986.
Builder
- Rochester Bridge Co. of Rochester, Indiana
Design
Three-span Pratt through truss bridge with woden deck. It has two spans of 150 feet, and one of 100 feet.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 401.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 18.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.48617, -96.06412   (decimal degrees)
36°29'10" N, 96°03'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/763004/4041883 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Avant
Elevation
660 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 37544 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 31, 2018: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • December 18, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • May 12, 2011: New Street View added by Sheldon Wiens
  • January 7, 2011: Updated by Matthew Lohry: Removed "Lost" status: Bypassed & abandoned, but still extant.
  • March 19, 2009: Updated by Curtis Lee: added coordinates
  • December 1, 2008: New photos from Gene McCluney
  • October 24, 2008: New photos from Rick Mattioni
  • October 9, 2008: Added by Rick Mattioni

Sources 

  • Rick Mattioni
  • HAER OK-2 - Bridge over Bird Creek, Spanning Bird Creek, Avant, Osage County, OK
  • Gene McCluney - gmacfilm [at] live [dot] com
  • Curtis Lee - clee47ford [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Matt Lohry
  • Sheldon Wiens
  • Dana and Kay Klein