Historic Sites of Manitoba: Broadway Bridge / Provencher Bridge (Tache Avenue, Winnipeg)

A plaque located south of the Provencher Bridge on the west side of Avenue Taché (river side) explains the design and construction of the Provencher Bridge, built between 2001 and 2003. Other plaques mounted on the bridge describe the construction of the first bridge connecting Winnipeg and St. Boniface in the late 1880s. The English version is located on the southeast corner of the Esplanade Riel, the pedestrian bridge built south of the new Provencher Bridge (St. Boniface). Its coordinates are N49.89098, W97.12582. The French version is found on the southwest corner (The Forks) at N49.89040, W97.12847.

Provencher Bridge Plaque

Provencher Bridge Plaque (2010)
Source: City of Winnipeg

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.89045, W97.12467
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Red River Bridges (Provencher Boulevard, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Lyle Thomas Memorial Garden (The Forks, Winnipeg)


Information for this page was provided by The City of Winnipeg’s Planning, Property and Development Department, which acknowledges the contribution of the Government of Manitoba through its Heritage Grants Program.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 February 2021

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