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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Concrete Arch Bridge (Gopher Creek, Virden, RM of Wallace-Woodworth)

Construction of this 48-foot concrete arch bridge over Gopher Creek, on provincial road 257 in the Rural Municipality of Wallace-Woodworth on the east approach into Virden from the Trans-Canada Highway, was completed in 1924 by the firm of J. C. Badger & Sons, at a cost of $10,540.

Concrete arch bridge over Gopher Creek

Concrete arch bridge over Gopher Creek (May 2013)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.84151, W100.90957
denoted by symbol on the map above


Good Roads Board Records, GR0016, Schedule A0215, G10707, Folio 49, RM of Wallace, Archives of Manitoba.

We thank Lisa Wilhelm and Tony Capizzi for providing information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 May 2017

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