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Grand Trunk Bridge

Grand Trunk Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): C. Hanchey, CC BY-NC 2.0, flickr.com/photos/21953562@N07/

Bridge Documented: May 26, 2019

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Key Facts

Location
Saskatoon: Division 11, Saskatchewan: Canada
Structure Type
Metal 8 Panel Multiple-Type-Connected Pratt Deck Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal 7 Panel Rivet-Connected Pratt Through Truss, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1908 By Builder/Contractor: Canadian Bridge Company of Walkerville, Ontario

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
225 Feet (68.6 Meters)
Structure Length
1,500 Feet (457.2 Meters)
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
6 Main Span(s) and 2 Approach Span(s)
NBI Number
Not Applicable

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Bridge Documentation

Thanks to the demolition of the historic Traffic Bridge, this rare pin-connected deck truss bridge is the oldest bridge in the city now. The diagonal members on the bridge are pin-connected while other connections are riveted, a rare transitional bridge showing the movement from pin connections to riveted connections in bridge design. The spans are as follows (in feet): Through truss: 1x175; deck truss (pinned and riveted connections): 5x225; deck truss (all riveted connections): 1x125; deck plate girder: 1x50.

 

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