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Black Bear Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Gene McCluney in March 2009

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BH Photo #135352

Map 

Essay 

Written by Gene McCluney

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Black Bear Creek on E0440 Rd.
Location
Pawnee County, Oklahoma
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
Future prospects
New bridge built alongside in 2011-2012
History
Built ca. 1930
Builder
- Pioneer Construction Co. of Malvern, Arkansas
Design
Riveted, 6-panel Pratt through truss with additional sub-ties
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 122.1 ft.
Total length: 195.9 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.37667, -96.67000   (decimal degrees)
36°22'36" N, 96°40'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/709011/4028248 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Skedee
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
326
Inventory numbers
OKNBI 032110000000000 (Oklahoma bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 29586 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2009)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 38 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • November 10, 2012: Updated by Wes Kinsler: updated status
  • November 23, 2009: Updated by Rick Mattioni: Builder's name added.
  • March 13, 2009: Essay added by Gene McCluney

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