A concrete arch bridge over the Whitemud River was built in 1921, at E10-14-13W in what is now the Municipality of Glenella-Lansdowne. Still standing as of 2021, its elegant concrete walls are concealed by deep deposits of gravel on the roadway.
Concrete arch bridge under construction (1921)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, Public Works, Highways Branch, B81.
Concrete arch bridge over the Whitemud River (June 2014)
Source: Ken Storie
Concrete arch bridge over the Whitemud River (August 2017)
Source: Neil Christoffersen
Concrete arch bridge over the Whitemud River (February 2021)
Source: George Penner
Concrete arch bridge over the Whitemud River (April 2021)
Source: Rose Kuzina
Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.17412, W99.15657
denoted by symbol on the map above
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Arden Concrete Arch Bridge (Municipality of Glenella-Lansdowne)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Concrete Arch Bridge (Whitemud River, Arden, Municipality of Glenella-Lansdowne)
Pioneering in Highway Bridges for the Province of Manitoba and the Engineering Profession by George Alois De Pauw, 1993, page 47.
We thank Ed Ledohowski, John Dietz, Josh Markham, Ken Storie, Neil Christoffersen, Rose Kuzina, and George Penner for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 30 September 2021
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