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8th Line Bridge

Bridge 9

8th Line Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: September 26, 2015

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
8th Line Over Erin Branch Credit River
Location
Erin: Wellington County, Ontario: Canada
Structure Type
Concrete Rainbow Through Arch, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
Not Available
Structure Length
Not Available
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
Not Applicable

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Bridge Documentation

This is a very small, but unaltered and attractive concrete bowstring arch bridge a bridge type that is increasingly rare, but is a beautiful and important part of Ontario's bridge heritage. It is located on the edge of Erin, a small village. If you look closely at the arch of this bridge, you will see it is not a perfectly shaped arch; it comes to a slight point at the crown.

An asset inventory reported a construction date of 1930 for this bridge, but it is clear that report rounded dates off, so consider this a circa date.

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