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Econtuchka Road Bridge

Photos 

The Daily Oklahoman: March 7 1950

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BH Photo #465698

Map 

Description 

A "Recycled" span that traveled 17 miles to serve a location that had it's previous truss washed away.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over North Canadian River on Econtuchka Road (CR 349)
Location
Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1924 at different location; Moved here in 1950; Replaced 1987
Design
Modified Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 108.0 ft.
Deck width: 21.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 18.0 ft.
Also called
CR 349-North Canadian River Bridge
Old State Highway 99 Bridge (Previous Location)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.41047, -96.78898   (decimal degrees)
35°24'38" N, 96°47'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/700762/3920808 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 88110 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 6, 2020: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • February 6, 2020: Added by Tony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com

Comments 

Econtuchka Road Bridge
Posted February 8, 2020, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

It took me some time to nail the ending location of this one... Never could decide beyond a doubt where it came from.

Econtuchka Road Bridge
Posted February 8, 2020, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Now I'm singing that song in my head

Econtuchka Road Bridge
Posted February 8, 2020, by Art S. (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Have bridge; will travel :^)