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Norwich Avenue Bridge

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Norwich Avenue Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: January 2007 and December 23, 2012

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Key Facts

Location
Woodstock: Oxford County, Ontario: Canada
Structure Type
Concrete Rigid-Frame, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1955 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
1992
Main Span Length
108 Feet (33 Meters)
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 no longer exists!

Bridge Status: Demolished and replaced.

Information from Ontario Bridge Inventory: Bridge width: 18.1 meters.

There are a number of graceful rigid-frame structures remaining on Highway 401. These structures, with their attractive arch shape, and their ornamental period railings are still relatively prolific on Highway 401, but are otherwise rare examples of old overpass construction. They also are rare examples of expressway overpasses that actually have aesthetic qualities to them. These overpasses make an interesting comparison to the historic Christina Street Bridge in Sarnia. The Christina Street Bridge has two spans, which is a more typical configuration for an expressway overpass. In contrast, these Highway 401 structures sweep over the highway in a single span. Although they utilize a different structure type, in a loose way, the architecture of all these Ontario bridges is similar to that seen in Michigan with curved t-beam bridges such as the 6th Street Bridge, in terms of an arched beam and the same general design of railing.

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Photo Galleries and Videos: Norwich Avenue Bridge

 
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2012 Bridge Photo-Documentation
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2007 Bridge Photo-Documentation
A few views of the bridge from on the 401. This photo gallery contains a combination of Original Size photos and Mobile Optimized photos in a touch-friendly popup viewer. Alternatively, Browse Without Using Viewer

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