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Posey Creek Bridge

Photo 

Bridge after collapse

Austin Hellwig Collection

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BH Photo #405894

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony truss bridge over Posey Creek on Yale Ave
Location
Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma
Status
Collapsed
History
Lost 1981
Design
Pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.96217, -95.92950   (decimal degrees)
35°57'44" N, 95°55'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/235809/3983720 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bixby
Inventory number
BH 49296 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Collapsed (292)
Lost (21,305)
Lost 1981 (73)
Lost during 1980s (1,162)
Oklahoma (1,964)
Pony truss (15,559)
Truss (30,958)
Tulsa County, Oklahoma (67)
Tulsa, Oklahoma (28)

Update Log 

  • October 13, 2017: New photo from J Lance
  • August 5, 2011: Added by David Backlin

Sources 

  • David Backlin - us71 [at] cox [dot] net
  • J Lance - bugo [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Posey Creek Bridge
Posted January 4, 2019, by AUSTIN HELLWIG (THE_HELLWIGFAMILY [at] ATT [dot] NET)

This bridge actually was on Yale Avenue near 138th Street (138th and Sheridan, essentially, would be in the Arkansas River). The bridge reopened in 1986 following a rerouting of the creek to the north of the embankment and construction of a new roadway on that grade. The bridge is open today, but Yale Avenue ends a few blocks north at the Kimberly-Clark plant.

Posey Creek Bridge
Posted January 4, 2019, by AUSTIN HELLWIG (THE_HELLWIGFAMILY [at] ATT [dot] NET)

This bridge actually was on Yale Avenue near 138th Street (138th and Sheridan, essentially, would be in the Arkansas River). The bridge reopened in 1986 following a rerouting of the creek to the north of the embankment and construction of a new roadway on that grade. The bridge is open today, but Yale Avenue ends a few blocks north at the Kimberly-Clark plant.

Posey Creek Bridge
Posted March 23, 2013, by George Crabtree (mowerhouse [at] cox [dot] net)

The bridge was at about 138th and Sheridan Rd. at the bottom of a steep hill. They rerouted the road and posey creek when they built Kimberley Clark. Me and my buddies road bicycles across it long before they ever built Sandusky Ave. Which was built for Semi's and Delivery trucks for Kimberley Clark. I lived across 151st St. north of the Cemetery about a 1/4 mi. west of Sheridan Rd. from 1957 until the state widened the highway.