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Bird Creek Bridge (NB)


Photo taken by Gene McCluney in April 2007


BH Photo #129180

Street View 


Through truss bridge over Bird Creek on US 169 Northbound in Collinsville
Collinsville, Tulsa County, Oklahoma
Built ca. 1960; rehabilitated 1979; Demolished 2016
K-Parker through truss
Length of largest span: 180.1 ft.
Total length: 388.1 ft.
Deck width: 29.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.23933, -95.84806   (decimal degrees)
36°14'22" N, 95°50'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/249010/4030844 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
Inventory numbers
OKNBI 152020000000000 (Oklahoma bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 29753 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2015)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 42.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • June 9, 2016: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge has been demolished.
  • December 20, 2015: New Street View added by David Backlin
  • December 18, 2015: Updated by Andy Peters: adds date of demolition
  • February 26, 2014: New photo from Jack Schmidt
  • December 4, 2008: New photo from Gene McCluney


  • Gene McCluney - gmacfilm [at] live [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • KOTV Channel 6 - Explosion To Remove Bird Creek Bridge On Highway 169
  • Andy Peters - anpete1971 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • David Backlin - us71 [at] cox [dot] net
  • Nathan Holth


Bird Creek Bridge - NB
Posted June 9, 2016, by Nathan Holth (nathan [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Attempted to field visit this bridge June 7 2016. A not unprecedented or unexpected incident, yet still highly irritating, I appear to have missed the bridge by not very much time. All I saw as I drove by are shown below, the remains of the endposts sticking up...

Bird Creek Bridge
Posted December 20, 2015, by Rhys Martin (rhysfunk [at] gmail [dot] com)

The southbound bridge was destroyed this morning. Photo from OKDOT