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Poteau River Bridge at Pocola

Photos 

Photo taken by Gene McCluney in November 2007

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BH Photo #149272

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned through truss bridge over Poteau River used to carry Karl Street/Old Pocola Road in Pocola
Location
Pocola, Le Flore County, Oklahoma
Status
Abandoned
History
This bridge with west approach removed is now bypassed by a modern bridge. The appearance suggests a build date prior to 1920.
Design
Pin-connected, 14-panel Pennsylvania through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.23911, -94.52036   (decimal degrees)
35°14'21" N, 94°31'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/361664/3900618 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Spiro
Inventory number
BH 38264 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 19, 2010: New photo from J Lance
  • February 14, 2010: Updated by David Backlin: Updated build date per ODOT Historic Bridge Survey
  • November 16, 2009: New photos from Gene McCluney
  • November 3, 2009: Updated by David Backlin: Added GPS Info
  • December 2, 2008: Added by Gene McCluney

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Comments 

Poteau River Bridge at Pocola
Posted December 30, 2009, by Wes Kinsler (webmaster [at] wkinsler [dot] com)

According to ODOT's Historic Bridge Survey Phase 1, this bridge, 40E1225N4775000 was built in 1911.