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Hog Creek Bridge


Looking Southeast

Photo taken by Joshua Collins in April 2010


BH Photo #164185


Lost pony truss bridge over Hog Creek on 178th Street, 2.8 mi. west and 0.4 mi. south of Basehor
Leavenworth County, Kansas
Replaced by a new bridge
Built ca. 1910; Removed September 2013
Warren pony truss with all verticals
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:
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
Inventory numbers
KS 000000000520500 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17928 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2012)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 45.4 (out of 100)
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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



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

Looks like a duplicate of:


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