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General Information

Beginning of works: 2 November 1960
Completion: 1 November 1962
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Deck arch bridge
Support conditions:
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Material: Steel bridge
Plan view: Structurae Plus

Awards and Distinctions

1962 award winner  

Location

Location: , , ,
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Crosses:
  • Niagara River
Coordinates: 43° 9' 10.77" N    79° 2' 40.02" W
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Technical Information

Dimensions

approach viaducts
total length 183 m
main bridge
arch arch span 305 m
deck height above valley floor or water 113 m

Cost

cost of construction United States dollar 11 000 000

Materials

deck steel
arch steel
piers on arch steel

Notes

The longest hinge-less steel arch span in the world at the time it was built. Hardesty & Hanover won the AISC Design for Long Spans for this bridge. Structure comprises twin steel-box arches spanning 305m between abutments. The roadway rises 113m above the Niagara River with five box girder approach spans totaling approximately 183m flanking the main span.

Participants

Client
Design
Engineering
Steel construction

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20000546
  • Published on:
    21/11/1999
  • Last updated on:
    13/05/2021