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Clarence Street Bridge

Welland Canal Bridge #21

Clarence Street Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: March 20, 2012 and June 29, 2014

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Clarence Street Over Welland Canal
Location
Port Colborne: Niagara Region, Ontario: Canada
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
By Builder/Contractor: Unknown and Engineer/Design: Ash, Howard, Needles, and Tammen of New York, New York

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
240 Feet (73 Meters)
Structure Length
Not Available
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
Not Applicable

Historic Significance Rating (HSR)

Bridge Documentation

This bridge is the southernmost bridge on the Welland Canal. It is also an outstanding example of the vertical lift bridges that were built as part of the construction of the current 4th Welland Canal. It retains excellent historic integrity, and its location near downtown Port Colborne makes it an iconic centerpiece for the community.


This bridge is tagged with the following special condition(s): Unorganized Photos

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Photo Galleries and Videos: Clarence Street Bridge

 
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2012 Bridge Photo-Documentation
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A collection of overview and detail photos. This gallery offers photos in the highest available resolution and file size in a touch-friendly popup viewer. Alternatively, Browse Without Using Viewer
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2012 Bridge Photo-Documentation
Mobile Optimized Photos
A collection of overview and detail photos. This gallery features data-friendly, fast-loading photos in a touch-friendly popup viewer. Alternatively, Browse Without Using Viewer
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2014 Additional Unorganized Photos
Original / Full Size Photos
A supplemental collection of photos that are from additional visit(s) to the bridge and have not been organized or captioned. This gallery offers photos in the highest available resolution and file size in a touch-friendly popup viewer. Alternatively, Browse Without Using Viewer
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2014 Additional Unorganized Photos
Mobile Optimized Photos
A supplemental collection of photos that are from additional visit(s) to the bridge and have not been organized or captioned. This gallery features data-friendly, fast-loading photos in a touch-friendly popup viewer. Alternatively, Browse Without Using Viewer
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Lift Cable Sounds
Full Motion Video
Listen very closely in this video and you will hear the unusual sound the lift cables make as they move or vibrate under wind and traffic loads. The camera will zoom into the cables, showing the motion that causes the sound. Streaming video of the bridge. Also includes a higher quality downloadable video for greater clarity or offline viewing.
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Bridge Being Lowered
Full Motion Video
Streaming video of the bridge. Also includes a higher quality downloadable video for greater clarity or offline viewing.

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Maps and Links: Clarence Street Bridge

Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
42.886380,-79.248530

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