This bridge is no longer in the current National Bridge Inventory database, and has likely been demolished or abandoned.


+34.72807, -94.59200
34°43'41" N, 94°35'31" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:U.S. 259 over KIAMICHI RIVER
Structure number:135220000000000
Location:14.98 N MCCURTAIN C/L
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Total length:261.2 ft. [79.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1955
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,100 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:16% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:69.9
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,310,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2016FairFairSatisfactoryGood110069.9
July 2014FairFairSatisfactoryGood110069.9
April 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood110071.0
May 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood110071.0
May 2008PoorFairPoorGood110045.2
December 2005PoorFairPoorGood110048.6
January 2004PoorPoorPoorGood104046.7
April 2002PoorPoorPoorGood137031.7
April 2000PoorCriticalPoorGood95031.7
October 1997PoorSatisfactoryPoorGood85037.7
August 1995FairFairExcellentGood70080.7
April 1993FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood70080.7
April 1991FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory65081.0