OK 78 Red River Bridge, Bryan County

Built in 1938, this is the largest K-Parker Truss bridge ever built in Oklahoma. It consists of seven 210-foot K-Parker spans, and five 100' Parker Ponies, all of state-standard design. The total length of this bridge is 2,108 feet. The bridge was built by the Kansas City Bridge Company, Kansas City, Mo.

Above, a view through the bridge. Both the steel and concrete work were found to be in very good condition.

Above, the Oklahoma Federal Aid Project Plaque. Below, bridge plaque located on wing wall post at south end.

Above, a side view of the river spans.

Above, the author standing near the expansion joint of the first through span. David took this photo from atop the south most pony span.

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