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Princess Elizabeth Bridge

Bridge No. ML7

Princess Elizabeth Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: September 26, 2015

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
CR-12 Over Conestogo River
Location
Mapleton Township: Wellington County, Ontario: Canada
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1947 By Builder/Contractor: Hamilton Bridge Company of Hamilton, Ontario

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
164 Feet (50 Meters)
Structure Length
164 Feet (50 Meters)
Roadway Width
27.6 Feet (8.41 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
Not Applicable

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When completed in 1947, this bridge was dedicated as the Princess Elizabeth Bridge, and as such the name of the bridge is an instant indication that the bridge dates to before Princess Elizabeth became Queen Elizabeth in 1952. The bridge features a Camelback truss configuration. At the connections, many rivets have been replaced with bolts. Additionally, the portal and sway bracing have been altered and reconstructed to increase vertical clearance. Also, some truss members have been replaced either in part or whole. Despite these alterations, the bridge remains a very picturesque structure that contributes positively to the surrounding landscape.

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