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US-281 Tower Bridge
Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth
Bridge Documented: June 8, 2016
Rural: Caddo County, Oklahoma: United States
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Main Span Length
50.0 Feet (15.2 Meters)
378.0 Feet (115.2 Meters)
24 Feet (7.32 Meters)
11 Main Span(s)
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This bridge is on historic Route 66, and as such this bridge contributes to
the historic integrity of this route as a whole. Individually, the bridge is an
unexpected surprise in that it is actually a high level bridge supported by an
uncommon substructure of riveted steel bents, similar to the "tower" bents far
more common on railroad bridges. Their presentation on this bridge for a creek
so small it doesn't even have a name, and on a highway bridge, is both
unexpected and unusual.
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