Le pont d'aluminium d'Arvida - Arvida Aluminium Bridge - Saguenay, Québec
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane
N 48° 26.673 W 071° 13.098
19U E 335956 N 5368088
Quick Description: Le pont d'aluminium d'Arvida, située sur la route du Pont, enjambe la rivière Saguenay et relie Jonquière à Saguenay. The Arvida Aluminium Bridge, located on the route du Pont, spans the Saguenay River and joins Jonquière to the City of Saguenay.
Location: Québec, Canada
Date Posted: 11/7/2019 8:57:49 AM
Waymark Code: WM11KJ7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark
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Long Description:
Inscription de la plaque située sur le site:

Site Historique
National de Génie Civil

Le Pont d'Aluminium d'Arvida

Construction 1949-1950

En hommage aux ingénieurs qui ont conçu
et construit le pont d'aluminium d'Arvida
inauguré le 16 juillet 1950. Il est
le premier pont d'aluminium à longue portée au monde
Ce pont en arc à tablier supérieur a été
construit pour promouvoir la
diversification des produits de l'aluminium
et pour démontrer la force structurelle de ce métal.

Inscription on the plaque on site:

National Historic Civil
Engineering Site

Arvida Aluminium Bridge

Built 1949-1950.

A tribute to the Civil Engineers who
designed and constructed this
aluminium bridge in Arvida
opened on July 16, 1950. This was
the first long span aluminium arch
bridge in the world.
The bridge was built in part to
promote and demonstrate the diverse
applications and structural
strength of aluminium.
Location:
Le pont est situé sur la rue du Pont. Il enjambe la rivière Saguenay et relie les communautés de Jonquière à la ville de Saguenay. The bridge is located on rue du Pont (Bridge Street. It spans the Saguenay River and links the communities of links the communities of Jonquière to the City of Saguenay.


Type of structure/site: Bridge

Date of Construction: 1949 - 1950

Engineer/Architect/Builder etc.: Nenniger & Chenevert - Dominion Bridge Company

Engineering Organization Listing: Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE)

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Web Site: [Web Link]

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