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Don Mills Road Bridge

Don Mills Road Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: June 20, 2013

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Lower Don River Trail (Old Don Mills Road Alignment) Over Don River
Location
Toronto: Toronto City, 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 bridge is on a section of Don Mills Road that has been bypassed by a new road and bridge. As such, this bridge's main purpose today is to accommodate non-motorized traffic, although it remains possible to drive on the bridge as well. This bridge stands out among Ontario's rainbow arch bridges, also known as concrete bowstring bridges, for its lack of alteration and good condition. It also has two unusual details at the ends of the arches. First, the last two panels of the arch are filled with concrete, to create a solid wall from the arch rib down to the deck. Second, the end of the bridge has a short concrete parapet with unique diamond designs on it.

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