Old US 62 Overpass
You can see where a US highway shield-shaped Federal Aid Project plaque was once mounted to the righthand concrete guardrail post.
Photo taken by Wes Kinsler in January 2009
BH Photo #155267
This bridge was adapted from a railroad bridge for use as a highway overpass in 1929 as part of a Federal Aid Project.
- Through truss bridge over BNSF Railroad on E1643/ Old US 62
- Tillman County, Oklahoma
- Intact but closed to all traffic
- Built 1929; made obsolete by new bridge in 1968
- - St. Louis-San Francisco Railway (SLSF; Frisco)
- Pin-connected 6-panel Pratt through truss with flanking steel stringer approaches, all with concrete decks.
Length of largest span: 125.0 ft.
Total length: 192.9 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
- Also called
- Old US 62 Frisco Overpass
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +34.63531, -99.09149 (decimal degrees)
34°38'07" N, 99°05'29" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 14/491614/3832605 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Long Mountain
- Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
- Inventory numbers
- OKNBI 095140000000000 (Oklahoma bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 29738 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection report (as of July 2009)
- Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 31 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com
- June 19, 2018: Updated by David Backlin: Updated to Closed
- April 6, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added category "Rail-to-road"
- April 11, 2016: New photos from Mark Yurina
- February 26, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt
- May 24, 2011: New Street View added by Sheldon Wiens
- February 15, 2010: Updated by Wes Kinsler: Updated bridge info
- Wes Kinsler
- Sheldon Wiens
- Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
- Mark Yurina - markyurina [at] gmail [dot] com
- David Backlin - us71 [at] cox [dot] net