Rating:
2 votes

Blue River Bridge

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Blue River on OK 1
Location
Pontotoc County, Oklahoma
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1929; replaced 2008
Design
Modified Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.1 ft.
Total length: 124.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.63833, -96.81167   (decimal degrees)
34°38'18" N, 96°48'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/700581/3835114 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Roff North
Inventory numbers
OKNBI 023430000000000 (Oklahoma bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 29651 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2007)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 37.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
2,200

Update Log 

  • November 14, 2016: Updated by Dave King: Updated status: replaced
  • February 16, 2011: New Street View added by Sheldon Wiens

Sources 

  • Sheldon Wiens
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Blue River Bridge
Posted August 20, 2012, by J Lance (bugo [at] hotmail [dot] com)

There's another person who posts bridges that are not historical, old, or cool. I occasionally will post a concrete bridge, but only if there is something interesting about it like the 1st Avenue bridge and the 8th Street bridge in Minot, ND, which are now footbridges. But I usually stick to trusses, arches, and other interesting bridges, or boring bridges like the I-40 Arkansas River bridge that have some historical significance.

Blue River Bridge
Posted February 17, 2011, by Robert Thompson (rkt [dot] engineering [at] gmail [dot] com)

Sheldon doesn't have ready access to transportation, so he's doing the best he can. I do wish he'd lay off the plain slabs, though. Even if they're old, they aren't nessesarily HISTORIC. "Here's another one, just like the other one".

Blue River Bridge
Posted February 16, 2011, by K. A. Erickson

Sheldon why don't you do us a favour, hop down and take a few pictures. Spring Break road trip. Not everyone loves Google Street Views as a substitute for the real thing. In many cases Google's views are "missing" or fails to load and everything gets bogged down trying to deal with it. Just say no ... to street views.

Blue River Bridge
Posted February 16, 2011, by Wes Kinsler (webmaster [at] wkinsler [dot] com)

Thanks for the street view. I had no idea that was still there.