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Water Street Bridge

Water Street Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth and Rick McOmber

Bridge Documented: July 20, 2013

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Water Street Over Gananoque River
Location
Gananoque: Leeds and Grenville United Counties, Ontario: Canada
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1894 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
2013
Main Span Length
Not Available
Structure Length
118 Feet (36 Meters)
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
Not Applicable

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This bridge was listed as having a construction date of 1894 in a rehabilitation tender which also stated the bridge was a former railway bridge that was later converted for highway use. Assuming the construction date is correct it is an early example of a plate girder swing bridge. Assuming this was a former railway bridge, it would appear to have something in common with the nearby Hudson Bridge, which was also found to be a former railway bridge. The bridge sits on a stone pier and stone abutments. The bridge functions as a one-lane bridge with a sidewalk within the girder lines as well. As of 2013, projects to rehabilitate the bridge were being undertaken.

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CarCam: Southwestbound Crossing
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Note: The downloadable high quality version of this video (available on the video page) is well worth the download since it offers excellent 1080 HD detail and is vastly more impressive than the compressed streaming video. Streaming video of the bridge. Also includes a higher quality downloadable video for greater clarity or offline viewing.

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Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
44.325510,-76.159290

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