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Confederation Bridge

Confederation Bridge

General Information

Structural Type: Single-cell prestressed concrete box girder bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Construction method: Segmental construction
Other name(s): Pont de la Confédération
Built: 1994 - 1997
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Port Borden, Prince Edward Island, Canada, North America
Cape Tormentine, New Brunswick, Canada, North America
  • Northumberland Straits

Technical Information


main span 250 m
total length 12.9 km
number of spans 14 + 44 + 7
height above valley floor or water max 60 m
deck deck depth 4.5 - 14 m
deck width 11 m


deck precast prestressed concrete
piers precast reinforced concrete

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: 20000578
Created: 11/09/2000
Last Updated: 29/07/2014