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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Concrete Arch Bridge No. 630 (Assiniboine River, Millwood, Municipality of Russell-Binscarth)

An impressive triple-arch concrete bridge over the Assiniboine River, at Millwood in the Municipality of Russell-Binscarth, was built by Winnipeg-based contractor William Newman & Company between 1920 and 1921, at a cost of $40,925, to replace an earlier wooden bridge.

Concrete arch bridge no. 630 at Millwood under construction

Concrete arch bridge no. 630 at Millwood under construction (October 1920)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, Public Works, Highways Branch, B163.

Concrete arch bridge no. 630 over the Assiniboine River at Millwood

Concrete arch bridge no. 630 over the Assiniboine River at Millwood (July 2004)
Source: Ed Ledohowski

Concrete arch bridge no. 630 over the Assiniboine River at Millwood

Concrete arch bridge no. 630 over the Assiniboine River at Millwood (June 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Concrete arch bridge no. 630 over the Assiniboine River at Millwood

Concrete arch bridge no. 630 over the Assiniboine River at Millwood (June 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Concrete arch bridge no. 630 over the Assiniboine River at Millwood

Concrete arch bridge no. 630 over the Assiniboine River at Millwood (August 2020)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.68988, W101.41360
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: William Newman (1866-1952)

Sources:

“Board awards $200,000 in bridge works,” Winnipeg Tribune, 8 July 1920, page 10.

We thank Ed Ledohowski and Rose Kuzina for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 8 November 2020

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