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Washita River Bridge

Photo 

Hydrologic Studies (Inundation); The Gateway to Oklahoma History [Sequence #]: 1 of 2

From back of photo: Photograph of current meter readings by Dean Edens and Wilbur Padghem, ARS. One of several gaging locations being used by ARS, Chickasha, Oklahoma, in making hydrologic studies on the Washita River. This is the river bridge near Verden, Oklahoma. Drainage area above this point is 4,081 sq. miles. Work is under supervision of Russell R. Schoof, Agricultural Engineer, ARS.

Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

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BH Photo #532441

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Washita River on County Line Road (FAS 0831)
Location
Grady County, Oklahoma, and Caddo County, Oklahoma
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1939
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 145.0 ft.
Total length: 227.0 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.08884, -98.09119   (decimal degrees)
35°05'20" N, 98°05'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/582797/3883401 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Verden
Inventory numbers
OKNBI 073280000000000 (Oklahoma bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 29013 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 3, 2022: Photo imported by Dave King

Comments 

Washita River Bridge
Posted March 7, 2010, by Jeff McNeiland (jeff_mcneiland [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge has been replaced.