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Bird Creek Bridge - NB


Photo taken by Gene McCluney in April 2007


BH Photo #129180


Street View 


    Through truss bridge over Bird Creek on US 169 Northbound in Collinsville
    Collinsville, Tulsa County, Oklahoma
    Built ca. 1960; rehabilitated 1979; Demolished 2016
    K-Parker through truss
    Length of largest span: 180.1 ft.
    Total length: 388.1 ft.
    Deck width: 29.9 ft.
    Vertical clearance above deck: 16.1 ft.
    Approximate latitude, longitude
    +36.23933, -95.84806   (decimal degrees)
    36°14'22" N, 95°50'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
    Approximate UTM coordinates
    15/249010/4030844 (zone/easting/northing)
    Quadrangle map:
    Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
    Inventory numbers
    OKNBI 152020000000000 (Oklahoma bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
    BH 29753 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
    Inspection report (as of July 2015)
    Overall condition: Poor
    Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
    Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
    Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
    Sufficiency rating: 42.1 (out of 100)
    View more at BridgeReports.com

    Update Log 

    • June 9, 2016: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge has been demolished.
    • December 20, 2015: New Street View added by David Backlin
    • December 18, 2015: Updated by Andy Peters: adds date of demolition
    • February 26, 2014: New photo from Jack Schmidt
    • December 4, 2008: New photo from Gene McCluney


    • Gene McCluney - gmacfilm [at] live [dot] com
    • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
    • KOTV Channel 6 - Explosion To Remove Bird Creek Bridge On Highway 169
    • Andy Peters - anpete1971 [at] gmail [dot] com
    • David Backlin - us71 [at] cox [dot] net
    • Nathan Holth


    Bird Creek Bridge - NB
    Posted June 9, 2016, by Nathan Holth (nathan [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

    Attempted to field visit this bridge June 7 2016. A not unprecedented or unexpected incident, yet still highly irritating, I appear to have missed the bridge by not very much time. All I saw as I drove by are shown below, the remains of the endposts sticking up...

    Bird Creek Bridge
    Posted December 20, 2015, by Rhys Martin (rhysfunk [at] gmail [dot] com)

    The southbound bridge was destroyed this morning. Photo from OKDOT