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North Canadian River Bridge


Photo taken 2005 by Wes Kinsler

BH Photo #151604


Street View 


Through truss bridge over North Canadian River on N3240 (Triple XXX Road) in Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma
Replaced by new bridge 2008
Built ca 1940
8-panel riveted Parker through truss
Length of largest span: 146.0 ft.
Total length: 746.1 ft.
Deck width: 20.3 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.51765, -97.22966   (decimal degrees)
35°31'04" N, 97°13'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/660531/3931892 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Horseshoe Lake
Inventory numbers
OKNBI 095470000000000 (Oklahoma bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 29474 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 24, 2011: New Street View added by Sheldon Wiens
  • January 3, 2010: Updated by Wes Kinsler: Updated status



North Canadian River Bridge
Posted April 1, 2010, by Bud (budray [at] cox [dot] net)

This casting is mounted at each end of the John Isadore Tescier Memorial Bridge, effective late summer 2009.

Attachment #1 (application/pdf; 130,108 bytes)

North Canadian River Bridge
Posted August 26, 2009, by Bud (budray [at] cox [dot] net)

Wes, thanks for posting a pic of the old bridge. It's the one i've known all my life, but had no good pics of it. The grafitti under the old bridge had been ther for over 50 years, much of it authored by my kin. Bud

North Canadian River Bridge
Posted March 24, 2009, by L. Maritt (budray [at] cox [dot] net)

Thought listed bridge (BH29474) was built long before 1940. Old bridge demolished 2008. Replaced by the 'John Isadore Tescier Memorial Bridge" Action of naming bridge approved by the Choctaw city council resolution Mar 10, 2009. Official dedication expected Spring 2009.