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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Concrete Bowstring Arch Bridge No. 778 (Turtle River, Municipality of Ste. Rose)

A bowstring arch bridge over the Turtle River, on a former section of Highway 5 in what is now the Municipality of Ste. Rose, was built in 1921 by the Winnipeg-based William Newman & Company, using Plan 778, at a cost of $8,459.

Concrete arch bridge no. 778 over the Turtle River

Concrete arch bridge no. 778 over the Turtle River (September 2014)
Source: David Ennis

Concrete arch bridge no. 778 over the Turtle River

Concrete arch bridge no. 778 over the Turtle River (September 2014)
Source: David Ennis

Concrete arch bridge no. 778 over the Turtle River

Concrete arch bridge no. 778 over the Turtle River (June 2018)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Concrete arch bridge no. 778 over the Turtle River

Concrete arch bridge no. 778 over the Turtle River (August 2021)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.99840, W99.52763
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: William Newman (1866-1952)

Sources:

We thank David Ennis 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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