Brock Street Bridge - 1985 - Whitby, ON
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N 43° 51.883 W 078° 56.159
17T E 665857 N 4858918
Quick Description: Plaque commemorating the building of the Brock Street Bridge in Whitby, Ontario.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 6/22/2011 6:29:26 PM
Waymark Code: WMBVB1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39
Views: 11

Long Description:
Plaque commemorates the joint cooperation of the Ministry of Transportation and Communications and the Regional Municipality of Durham

Ministry of Transportation and Communications
Minster - E.A. Fulton
Deputy Minister - D.G. Gobbs

Chairman - L.H. Parsons
Managing Director - A.F. Leach

Regional Municipality of Durham
Regional Chairman - C. Herrema
Commissioner of Works - W.A. Twelvetreeg, P.Eng

Works Committee
Chairman: C. Emm
Members: L. Cahill
L. Malcolm
E. McArther
C. O'Conner
N. Stoner

The current Brock Street Bridge replaced the former wooden bridge over the Canadian National and GO Transit rail lines. The original bridge was removed in 1985 and the new concrete bridge was built from scratch. During the construction, heavy traffic was routed to Thickson Road, and local traffic was able to use the Henry Street Bridge.
Date built or dedicated as indicated on the date stone or plaque.: 1985

Road, body of water, land feature, etc. that the bridge spans.: Canadian National Rail Line and GO Transit rail line

Date stone, plaque location.: Not listed

Website (if available): Not listed

Parking (safe parking location): Not Listed

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