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Dunvegan Bridge

Dunvegan Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): C. Hanchey, CC BY-NC 2.0, flickr.com/photos/21953562@N07/

Bridge Documented: May 20, 2015

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
AB-2 Over Peace River
Location
Dunvegan: Fairview District, Alberta: Canada
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1960 By Builder/Contractor: and Engineer/Design: V. E. McCune

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
905 Feet (276 Meters)
Structure Length
2,375 Feet (724 Meters)
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
3 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
Not Applicable

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Bridge Documentation

Main span length is an estimate. An interpretive sign at the bridge reveals some information. The length of all three suspended spans is 1,800 feet. The north and south anchorages of cellular construction extend 25 feet below ground level and weigh 18,400 and 14,000 tons respectively. The main cables consist of twenty 2 1/2 inch strands, each strand having 90 wires. Cable and fittings totaled 509 tons, 3,300 tons of structural steel was used, 750 tons of reinforcing steel in the concrete. 26,000 cubic yards of concrete and 140,000 bags of cement were used. V. E. McCune was listed as Chief Engineer when this bridge was built.

 

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55.921097,-118.604807

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