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Old US 169-Horsepen Creek Bridge


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15 foot 5 inch vert. clearance

Photo taken by John Cross in May 2009


BH Photo #140494

Street View 


Pratt through truss bridge over Horsepen Creek on Old US 169
Tulsa County, Oklahoma
Open to traffic
Built 1930
- Boardman Co. of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Riveted, 6-panel Pratt through truss with additional sub-ties
Length of largest span: 96.1 ft.
Total length: 244.1 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.4 ft.
Also called
Old US 169 Blackjack Creek Bridge
Blackjack Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.38939, -95.82123   (decimal degrees)
36°23'22" N, 95°49'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/249795/4032117 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Collinsville NE
589 ft. above sea level
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
Inventory numbers
OKNBI 032260000000000 (Oklahoma bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 29762 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 20.2 (out of 100)
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6-panel truss (831)
Beam (16,973)
Boardman Co. (11)
Built 1930 (1,849)
Built during 1930s (12,199)
Have street view (29,292)
Oklahoma (2,032)
Open (41,014)
Owned by county (21,658)
Pratt through truss (6,137)
Pratt truss (10,417)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,681)
Through truss (17,289)
Total length 175-250 feet (4,533)
Truss (36,056)
Tulsa County, Oklahoma (69)
US 169 (34)

Update Log 

  • July 16, 2010: New Street View added by Cliff Darby
  • July 16, 2010: New photos from James Erickson
  • November 25, 2009: Updated by Rick Mattioni: Builder's name added.
  • May 23, 2009: New photo from Gene McCluney
  • May 22, 2009: Updated by John Cross: Photos, Alternate Creek name, Elev.
  • October 21, 2008: Updated by Rick Mattioni: Bridge location updated.


  • Rick Mattioni
  • John Cross - jcrossiam [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Gene McCluney - gmacfilm [at] live [dot] com
  • James Erickson
  • Cliff Darby - cliffsta1987 [at] gmail [dot] com


Horsepen Creek Bridge
Posted November 5, 2019, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

In Collinsville, Oklahoma, you can visit three bridges for the price of one. Old 169 features a triplet of trusses on a very short stretch of road.

Horsepen Creek Bridge
Posted May 22, 2009, by John Cross (jcross [at] fortsmithhome [dot] com)

My DeLorme Mapping shows this as Blackjack Creek, not Horsepen Creek.