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Ranch Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Gene McCluney in March 2009

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BH Photo #135348

Map 

Essay 

Written by Gene McCluney

One of the few bridges in Oklahoma that has a finial ornament on the end pieces. Only one survives mostly intact.

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Ranch Creek on E0530 Rd.
Location
Pawnee County, Oklahoma
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1927
Builder
- Central Concrete & Construction Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Pratt half-hip pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 43.0 ft.
Total length: 59.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.24667, -96.60833   (decimal degrees)
36°14'48" N, 96°36'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/714900/4013960 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jennings
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
20
Inventory numbers
OKNBI 018770000000000 (Oklahoma bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 29598 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2015)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 21 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • March 13, 2009: Essay added by Gene McCluney
  • November 5, 2008: Updated by Rick Mattioni: Bridge type updated.

Sources 

Comments 

Ranch Creek Bridge, Pawnee County, OK
Posted December 16, 2012, by Kirk Kerekes (kkerekes [at] mac [dot] com)

Additional, Dec 2012 color photos of this bridge can be viewed at:

https://www.icloud.com/photostream/#A25qXGF1SFPJ

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