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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Concrete Arch Bridge (Margaret, RM of Prairie Lakes)

Constructed between 1916 and 1917 using day labour, at a cost of about $6,000, this abandoned concrete arch bridge is situated along provincial highway 346 near the village of Margaret in what is now the Rural Municipality of Prairie Lakes. The remains of a former concrete culvert bridge sits below it.

Concrete arch bridge under construction near Margaret

Concrete arch bridge under construction near Margaret (circa 1917)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, Highways Collection B144

The abandoned concrete arch bridge near Margaret

The abandoned concrete arch bridge near Margaret (May 2015)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Concrete arch bridge overlying a former concrete culvert bridge

Concrete arch bridge overlying a former concrete culvert bridge (May 2015)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

The abandoned concrete arch bridge near Margaret

The abandoned concrete arch bridge near Margaret (May 2015)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.41345, W99.85637
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Historic bridges inventory book (no date), Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 May 2017

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