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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Concrete Beam Bridge No. 131 (Bosshill Creek, RM of Wallace-Woodworth)

A concrete beam bridge over Bosshill Creek, on an abandoned portion of Provincial Highway 252 in the Rural Municipality of Wallace-Woodworth, was constructed in 1916 by William Newman & Company, using Plan 131, at a cost of $1,397, shared equally between municipal and provincial governments.

Concrete beam bridge no. 131 over Bosshill Creek

Concrete beam bridge no. 131 over Bosshill Creek (1916)
Source: Report of the Good Roads Board for the Fiscal Year Ending November 20th 1916, Department of Public Works, Province of Manitoba. [Manitoba Legislative Library]

Abandoned concrete beam bridge no. 131 over Bosshill Creek

Abandoned concrete beam bridge no. 131 over Bosshill Creek (August 2014)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Abandoned concrete beam bridge no. 131 over Bosshill Creek

Abandoned concrete beam bridge no. 131 over Bosshill Creek (August 2014)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.85714, W101.07486
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: William Newman (1866-1952)

Sources:

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 June 2020

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