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Kingsgate Bridge

Kingsgate Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: August 20, 2014

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Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Crowsnest Highway (BC-3) Over Moyie River
Location
Rural: Central Kootenay District, British Columbia: Canada
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1953 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown
Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
230.0 Feet (70.1 Meters)
Structure Length
230.0 Feet (70.1 Meters)
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
Inventory Number
Not Applicable

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Bridge Documentation

There are a variety of interesting riveted bridges on this highway in this area, all truss bridges except for an arch bridge. Each is a good representative example of mid-20th Century provincial highway truss bridge construction. This is one of the truss bridges. It retains original standard plan ornamental railings. Aside from alteration of the sway and portal bracing to increase vertical clearance, the bridge appears largely unaltered.

This bridge is located within sight of the US/Canadian border, which is a short distance to the south of this bridge.

Span length given are a very rough estimate.

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