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Wolf Creek Bridge

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Wolf Creek on S.W. Sheridan Rd. in Lawton
Location
Lawton, Comanche County, Oklahoma
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1975
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 82.0 ft.
Total length: 82.0 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.56167, -98.42167   (decimal degrees)
34°33'42" N, 98°25'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/553054/3824587 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lawton
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
250
Inventory numbers
OKNBI 190080000000000 (Oklahoma bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 28836 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 55.5 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • December 15, 2014: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • November 11, 2008: Updated by Rick Mattioni: Bridge creek crossing updated.

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Comments 

Wolf Creek Bridge
Posted April 10, 2021, by Mike Kerkau (mjkerkau [at] gmail [dot] com)

The Oklahoma historic bridge inventory referenced a camelback pony truss design:

"Camelback pony trusses are also a curved top chord variant of the Pratt design. While the Parker has a smoothly curving top chord, the camelback pony truss has a more angular curved top chord of exactly five beams."

https://www.odot.org/hqdiv/p-r-div/spansoftime/pdfs/survey-p...

And they do distinguish a camelback pony design from a Parker pony design (which is on the page right before).

This one, as outlined, has a five-beam design, as do:

BH 28834 - http://bridgehunter.com/ok/comanche/140960000000000/ (since replaced in 2017)

BH 28835 - http://bridgehunter.com/ok/comanche/164560000000000/

I updated both for a Parker-type for the time being, and I'm leaning towards the latter being that type anyway, as that one seems to be more of a curved design rather than angular. Both the former and THIS bridge seem more angular, but neither one is as angular as the one in the above-linked description.