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Hog Creek Bridge

Photos 

Looking Southeast

Photo taken by Joshua Collins in April 2010

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BH Photo #164185

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Hog Creek on 178th Street, 2.8 mi. west and 0.4 mi. south of Basehor
Location
Leavenworth County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1910; Removed September 2013
Design
Warren pony truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 59.0 ft.
Total length: 61.0 ft.
Deck width: 21.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.13267, -94.99055   (decimal degrees)
39°07'58" N, 94°59'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/327950/4333385 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Basehor
Inventory numbers
KS 000000000520500 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17928 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2010)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 45.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
401

Update Log 

  • October 15, 2016: Merged duplicate pages
  • October 13, 2016: New photo from Nick Schmiedeler
  • September 30, 2013: Updated by Max : Bridge is gone. New one under construction
  • July 4, 2013: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is about to be demolished!
  • May 5, 2010: Updated by Joshua Collins: made slight adjustment to gps coordinates

Sources 

  • Joshua Collins - Bigjc1979 [at] aol [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth
  • Nick Schmiedeler

Comments 

Branch of Stranger Creek Bridge
Posted October 14, 2016, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

Looks like a duplicate of:

http://bridgehunter.com/ks/leavenworth/520500/

which was replaced a couple of years ago. The old highway map shows this alignment at least as far back as 1966.

Branch of Stranger Creek Bridge
Posted October 13, 2016, by Nick Schmiedeler

Walked several hundred yards west of 178th Street looking for any traces of this old bridge, took a photo (posted) of the most likely place that a bridge may have once been located.....this bridge is extant

Branch of Stranger Creek Bridge
Posted January 7, 2012, by James Grooms (Jayb2664 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This is the bridge over Hog cr according to map. Listed below, so status known.

Branch Stranger Creek Bridge
Posted March 17, 2007, by keith bushong (kcbush5 [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

removed (new housing division) unknown date around 2000