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Pottery Road Bridge

Pottery Road Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: June 20, 2013

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Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Pottery Road (Southbound) Over Don River
Location
Toronto: Toronto City, Ontario: Canada
Structure Type
Concrete Rainbow Through Arch, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
By Builder/Contractor: R. H. McGregor Construction Company
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)
Inventory Number
Not Applicable

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Bridge Documentation

Jeffrey Smith contacted HistoricBridges.org and provided additional information about this bridge: According to an article in the Toronto Daily Star (Friday, September 7, 1928, pg. 22, col. 6), the contractor was R. H. McGregor and officially opened September 7, 1928. From an earlier article (Wednesday, May 30, 1928, pg. 27, col. 5) work commenced in June 1928. The previous wooden bridge collapsed in 1927 when overloaded by a truck carrying bricks (presumably from the nearby Toronto Brickworks).

Above: Historical photo of bridge. Reeve R. M. Leslie and East York council members (some atop the steamroller used in the formal opening festivities) pose on the new Pottery Rd concrete through arch bridge.

Above: Historical photo of bridge.

Above: Historical photo of bridge.

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