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WPA Pedestrian Bridges - Wewoka, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter
N 35° 08.914 W 096° 29.215
14S E 728932 N 3892410
Quick Description: These pedestrian bridges are located in T.B. Mutt Miller Park, constructed by the WPA in 1939.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 10/11/2017 2:00:24 PM
Waymark Code: WMWTGE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
Views: 2

Long Description:
On the east side of Wewoka, at the intersection of E. 9th and Sunnymeade Drive is Mutt Miller Park. Set in a rolling countryside location, this park was designed and constructed by the WPA in 1939. It contains numerous rock structures like the bathhouse, picnic facilities and a small amphitheater.

A small, unnamed creek runs through the park from North to South which necessitated the construction of a bridge for visitors to cross from one side of the park to the other. The bridge is constructed of native sand stone, with rock approach walls and end pillars. A handrail is topped with concrete, and has a row of large vertical rocks supporting the top.

A second, less elaborate bridge crosses an area of consistent drainage. It is also rock with low concrete-topped sidewalls.
Length of bridge: Approx. 18 ft.

Height of bridge: Approx. 10 ft.

What type of traffic does this bridge support?: Pedestrian

What kind of gap does this bridge cross?:
Creek


Date constructed: 1939

Is the bridge still in service for its original purpose?: Yes

Name of road or trail the bridge services: Within T.B. Mutt Miller Park

Location:
Wewoka, OK


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