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Neosho River Bridge

Photos 

Vintage Postcard View

Called the Will Rogers Bridge on this vintage postcard.

John Schehrer

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View this photo at schehrer2.homestead.com

BH Photo #155360

Map 

Description 

The construction of this bridge in 1937 was part of the last portion of US 66 paved to "standards" in Oklahoma, replacing the 9-foot wide 'sidewalk' paved segment, which was paved in 1922.

Facts 

Overview
Lost K-truss bridge over Neosho River on US 69 in Miami
Location
Miami, Ottawa County, Oklahoma
Status
Replaced by prestressed concrete girder bridge in 1997.
History
Built 1937; replaced 1997
Design
Riveted, 12-panel through K-truss bridge with steel stringer approaches
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.87000, -94.88667   (decimal degrees)
36°52'12" N, 94°53'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/331837/4082112 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Miami SW
Elevation
750 ft. above sea level
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
6,300
Inventory numbers
OKNBI 255180000000000 (Oklahoma bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 29566 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 96.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

12-panel truss (40)
Beam (14,372)
Built 1937 (764)
Built during 1930s (11,244)
Concrete deck (77)
Functionally obsolete (7,180)
K-Truss (85)
Lost (22,255)
Lost 1997 (389)
Lost during 1990s (3,846)
Miami, Oklahoma (3)
Neosho River (50)
Oklahoma (1,972)
Ottawa County, Oklahoma (49)
Owned by state (15,124)
Replaced by new bridge (14,845)
Riveted (2,052)
Steel stringer (5,617)
Through truss (14,038)
Truss (31,226)
US 66 (270)
US 69 (45)

Update Log 

  • May 25, 2019: New photos from Joe Sonderman
  • February 16, 2010: New photo from Wes Kinsler
  • February 15, 2010: Updated by Wes Kinsler: Added additional bridge info, fixed year.
  • October 27, 2008: Updated by Rick Mattioni: Bridge listing corrected, was actually a through truss bridge replaced in 1997.