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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Disraeli Bridge and Expressway Project Monument (Disraeli Freeway, Winnipeg)

This Winnipeg monument commemorates the Disraeli Bridge and Expressway Project, presently known as the Disraeli Freeway. The plaque names the 1960 City of Winnipeg Council, along with the project engineers, associate design engineers, substructure contractors, and superstructure contractors.

Disraeli Bridge and Expressway Project Monument

Disraeli Bridge and Expressway Project Monument (April 2017)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.90229, W97.13224
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Disraeli Bridge / Disraeli Active Transportation Bridge (Disraeli Freeway, Winnipeg)


Photo caption [new Disraeli Bridge], Winnipeg Free Press, 19 January 1959, page 3.

“City of Winnipeg fabrication and erection of steel superstructure,” Winnipeg Free Press, 25 February 1959, page 38.

“Twice-defeated Disraeli Bridge is now open,” Winnipeg Free Press, 20 October 1959, page 3.

“Naming the Freeway,” Winnipeg Free Press, 28 October 1959, page 31.

“Street jams eased,” Winnipeg Free Press, 20 October 1960, page 1.

“Disraeli paving okayed,” Winnipeg Free Press, 25 June 1971, page 2.

“Opened in error,” Winnipeg Free Press, 26 May 1996, page B8.

Disraeli Bridge Project, City of Winnipeg.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 8 May 2017

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