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OK-11 Hominy Creek Bridge

   


OK-11 Hominy Creek Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: June 8, 2016
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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
OK-11 (4th Avenue) Over Hominy Creek
Location
Rural: Tulsa County, Oklahoma
Structure Type
Metal 8 Panel Rivet-Connected K-Parker Through Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal Stringer (Multi-Beam), Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1940 By Builder/Contractor: Standard Paving Company of Tulsa, Oklahoma

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
160 Feet (48.8 Meters)
Structure Length
405 Feet (123.4 Meters)
Roadway Width
26 Feet (7.9 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s) and 4 Approach Span(s)
NBI Number
095350000000000

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This bridge is an excellent and increasingly rare surviving example of a signature Oklahoma K-Parker truss bridge. The design was a standard in Oklahoma, but nationwide, K-truss designs are one of the rarest truss designs to be found. As such, Oklahoma needs to recognize that these bridges are a unique part of Oklahoma and an important part of the state's transportation heritage and identity. Sadly, preservation of these bridges has been very limited to date. Why not start to change that by developing a long-term bridge management plan for future maintenance of this bridge?

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