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Coal Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Gene McCluney in December 2009

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BH Photo #150401

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Coal Creek on US 270 near McAlester
Location
Pittsburg County, Oklahoma
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1936: Replaced 2012
Builder
- M.E. Gillioz of Monett, Missouri
Design
K-Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 140.1 ft.
Total length: 245.1 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.95036, -95.87319   (decimal degrees)
34°57'01" N, 95°52'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/237620/3871308 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
McAlester
Elevation
614 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
OKNBI 050330000000000 (Oklahoma bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 29646 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2011)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 21.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
5,000

Update Log 

  • June 15, 2017: Updated by David Backlin: Added Lost Date
  • September 23, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Replaced
  • December 3, 2009: New photos from Gene McCluney
  • November 29, 2009: Updated by Rick Mattioni: Builder's name added.
  • November 27, 2009: Updated by John Cross: New Photos and coordinates (fixed location)
  • November 26, 2009: Updated by Gene McCluney: corrected data

Sources 

Comments 

Coal Creek Bridge
Posted September 23, 2013, by Clay (okbridges [at] yalc [dot] com)

I photographed this in Apr 2010. I see from Google Maps satellite view that it is gone now.