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Grand River Street Bridge

Grand River Street Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: December 23, 2012

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Grand River Street (Former KH-24A) Over Nith River
Location
Paris: Brant County, Ontario: Canada
Structure Type
Concrete Rigid-Frame, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1932 By Builder/Contractor: Keystone Contractors

Technical Facts

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

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Bridge Documentation

This bridge is one of the earliest known surviving concrete rigid-frame bridges in Ontario. Ontario built an unusually enormous number of concrete rigid frame bridges from the 1930s through the 1960s. This bridge represents the beginning of this trend. The bridge is designed with aesthetics in mind the edges of the bridge have "fascia arches" that offer a deeper arch shape than the rest of the bridge, so to casual viewers this bridge looks more like a concrete arch bridge with a more defined arch shape than a rigid frame itself supplies. The bridge also retains original concrete balustrade railings and large bronze plaques.

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