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Flora MacDonald Pedestrian Bridge - Ottawa, Ontario
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane
N 45° 24.282 W 075° 40.817
18T E 446762 N 5028134
Quick Description: This bridge, referred to as an architecturally inspired arched bridge, spans the Rideau Canal at Clegg Street and Fifth Avenue, in Ottawa, Ontario.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 10/9/2019 9:46:36 AM
Waymark Code: WM11EP8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
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Long Description:
Construction is scheduled for completion this fall on the Flora Footbridge, an architecturally inspired arched bridge over the Rideau Canal in midtown Ottawa.

The five-metre-wide-by-123-metre-long linear multi-use pedestrian and cyclist bridge will be supported on V columns on two new piers in the canal.

The eastern access will feature a switchback ramp and staircase, while the western access will be a curved, earth-fill ramp with an asphalt pathway.

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What type of traffic does this bridge support?: Pedestrian and bicycle

What kind of gap does this bridge cross?:
Rideau Canal, Ottawa, Ontario

Date constructed: 2019

Is the bridge still in service for its original purpose?: Yes

Name of road or trail the bridge services: Clegg Street and Fifth Avenue

Ottawa, Ontario

Length of bridge: Not listed

Height of bridge: Not listed

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