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Horse Creek Bridge

Photos 

View of Bridge Looking Northeast

Photo taken by Rick Mattioni in May 2009

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BH Photo #140807

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Horse Creek on US 60/69 in Afton
Location
Afton, Ottawa County, Oklahoma
Status
Open to traffic and pedestrians
Future prospects
Scheduled for Replacement
History
Built 1936
Builder
- Pharaoh & Co. of Henryetta, Oklahoma
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 143.1 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 23, 1995
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.69709, -94.95633   (decimal degrees)
36°41'50" N, 94°57'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/325235/4063054 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Afton
Inventory numbers
NRHP 95000040 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
OKNBI 050170000000000 (Oklahoma bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 37895 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2015)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 29.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
6,500

Categories 

Afton, Oklahoma (1)
Beam (11,934)
Built 1936 (1,012)
Built during 1930s (10,557)
Doomed (1,028)
Have street view (22,066)
NR-listed (2,844)
Oklahoma (1,899)
Open (36,537)
Ottawa County, Oklahoma (45)
Owned by state (13,656)
Pharaoh & Co. (1)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,891)
Steel stringer (4,678)
Structurally deficient (18,415)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,237)
US 60 (73)
US 66 (233)
US 69 (44)

Update Log 

  • September 22, 2016: Updated by David Backlin: Scheduled for Replacement
  • July 5, 2011: New Street View added by Clark Vance
  • July 5, 2011: Updated by David Backlin: Corrected GPS
  • May 31, 2009: Updated by Rick Mattioni: National Register information updated.
  • October 27, 2008: Added by Rick Mattioni

Sources 

Comments 

Horse Creek Bridge
Posted July 5, 2011, by David Backlin (us71 [at] cox [dot] net)

This is reported to be the last bridge of this style along old US 66 in Oklahoma that has a pedestrian walkway.