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Pont Trahan-Savoie (Trahan-Savoie Bridge)

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Pont Trahan-Savoie (Trahan-Savoie Bridge)

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: July 10, 2019

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Chemin du Petit-Chenal (Avenue Nicolas Perrot) Over Rivière Bécancour
Location
Bécancour: Centre-du-Québec, Québec: Canada
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1922 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
135 Feet (41 Meters)
Structure Length
280 Feet (85 Meters)
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
2 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
Not Applicable

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Bridge Documentation

This traditional riveted Pratt through truss sits on a concrete substructure, which also has portions of an earlier stone abutment incorporated into it. An unusual detail was located on this bridge, a Carnegie brand rolled backwards on the steel! Bridge lengths given are very rough estimates.

Above: A very unusual find, a Carnegie brand rolled backwards on the steel!

Above: This 1917 photo shows the unusual metal bowstring bridge at this location previously.

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