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Enid, Oklahoma: Bridge Shark

A fearsome, razor-toothed shark maw has been painted on the side of this railroad overpass to discourage too-tall trucks from smashing into it.

213 E. Maine Ave., Enid, OK
Midtown. From US-412 turn north at the stoplight onto S. Grand Ave. Drive four blocks. Turn right at the stoplight onto E. Maine Ave. You'll see the Shark bridge straight ahead.
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Shark Bridge.

Maine Street Bridge

Called the "Shark" because it eats trucks. 50 plus since 2012.

[Keith, 11/18/2021]

"Bridge Shark" is an official city-sponsored artwork, proposed by artist Wayne Shearon as a way to stop trucks from smashing into this railroad overpass. Painted in 2014. Trucks still get mauled by the bridge, but the artwork is now considered an Enid landmark.

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