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11th Street Bridge

Photos 

View of Bridge

Photo taken before bridge widened in 1929.

Photo from Beryl Ford Collection/Tulsa Rotary Club, Tulsa City-County Library and Tulsa Historical Society.

BH Photo #126380

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Bypassed open-spandrel arch bridge over Arkansas River formerly carrying Southwest Blvd. (US 66) in Tulsa
Location
Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma
Status
Closed to all traffic but preserved as a Route 66 historic site
History
Built 1916; widened 1929; bypassed 1978.
Builder
- Harrington, Howard & Ash of Kansas City, Kansas & New York, New York
Design
Open-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Total length: 1,470.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 13, 1996
Also called
Cyrus S. Avery Memorial Bridge
Cyrus Avery Route 66 Memorial Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.14273, -96.00502   (decimal degrees)
36°08'34" N, 96°00'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/769480/4003936 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sand Springs
Elevation
620 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
NRHP 96001488 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 37679 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 1, 2017: New photo from Steve Biggs
  • October 22, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • July 6, 2015: New photos from Michael Shulman
  • March 12, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • October 6, 2013: New Street View added by Kelly McClanahan
  • March 29, 2009: Updated by Curtis Lee: added coordinates, elevation, length
  • October 21, 2008: Updated by James McCray
  • October 17, 2008: Added by Rick Mattioni

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Comments 

Eleventh Street Bridge
Posted May 23, 2009, by Gene McCluney (mccluney [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

Man, that is a hard bridge to attempt to photograph now. Bridges flank it on either side, and there is no parking for blocks in each direction.