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Blue Bridge


Wikipedia Photo

BH Photo #218258


Street View 


Pratt through truss bridge over W Br Huron River on Lamereaux Rd.
Huron County, Ohio
Open to traffic
Built 1882; rehabilitated 1996
Pratt through truss
Length of largest span: 154.9 ft.
Total length: 165.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Also called
Lamereaux Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.27944, -82.67528   (decimal degrees)
41°16'46" N, 82°40'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/359700/4571132 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
Inventory numbers
ODOT 3931528 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 49873 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 78.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com


19th Century (7,574)
Built 1882 (143)
Built during 1880s (1,994)
Functionally obsolete (6,422)
Have street view (26,957)
Huron County, Ohio (39)
Ohio (3,410)
Open (39,897)
Owned by county (20,788)
Pratt through truss (5,398)
Pratt truss (9,307)
Span length 125-175 feet (4,227)
Through truss (15,087)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,922)
Truss (32,814)

Update Log 

  • May 3, 2020: New photos from Matthew Hemmer
  • March 5, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • November 19, 2015: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • October 21, 2011: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added and fixed information
  • October 20, 2011: Added by James McCray


  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Dana and Kay Klein
  • Matthew Hemmer - matthemmer1994 [at] gmail [dot] com


Blue Bridge
Posted October 24, 2011, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)


I think you are right. I cropped the HBI photo so you can see a plaque. It looks like it might say King Bridge Co. and nothing else. Maybe a date on top.

Blue Bridge
Posted October 21, 2011, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Personally... I think it might just be a King.

Blue Bridge
Posted October 20, 2011, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Historic bridge inventory photos and info comment this bridge is a truss that is attached to load-bearing stringers as a decoration. They think its a Wrought Iron bridge Company Bridge. If so, its one of their more obscure/uncommon designs. Despite alteration (and ineligibility for National Register) its still a nice looking bridge.