This bridge is significant as one of a group of three heritage bridges. One unique feature of this road is it has three truss bridges all within a relatively short distance, crossing the Nith River. There is the west, middle, and east bridges. Each bridge appears to date to the same period, and has similar construction details, yet each bridge has something different in its overall design caused by the varying conditions at each of the river crossings. This road offers a unique experience to observe how a bridge design would be adjusted for different site conditions.
This bridge is a Camelback truss that appears to retain good historic integrity. The bridge is traditionally composed and follows a design that can be found on other bridges in Ontario. It may be a design that a bridge builder marketed or it could be a standard plan that Ontario developed.
This historic bridge has been demolished. This map is shown for reference purposes only.
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