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Vedder Mountain Road Bridge

   


Vedder Mountain Road Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: August 26, 2014
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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Vedder Mountain Road Over Vedder River
Location
Chilliwack: Fraser Valley District, British Columbia
Structure Type
Metal 10 Panel Rivet-Connected Parker Through Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal Stringer (Multi-Beam), Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1947 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
200 Feet (61 Meters)
Structure Length
230 Feet (70.1 Meters)
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
1 Main Span(s) and 1 Approach Span(s)
NBI Number
Not Applicable

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This Bridge's Future Is At Risk!

This bridge is a standard design riveted through truss. It retains original standard ornamental railing. The bridge is quite heavily used, and it has a number of alterations including changes to the portal and sway bracing to increase vertical clearance and repair and/or replacement of a number of truss members, and evidenced by welded and bolted area where originally rivets would have been present.

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