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St. John's Bridge

Facts 

Overview
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Sandusky River on County Road 6
Location
Seneca County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1913 by Modern Construction Co. after flood destroyed previous covered bridge; replaced 1978
Builder
- Modern Construction Co. of Fremont, Ohio
Design
One 156' Camelback through truss
Two 35' steel beam approach spans
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 156.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.03053, -83.21586   (decimal degrees)
41°01'50" N, 83°12'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/313722/4544511 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 95272 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 23, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added builder and build date
  • November 29, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added dimensions
  • November 28, 2021: Added by Paul Plassman