Lions Gate Bridge

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Lions Gate Bridge
Lions Gate.jpg
Lions Gate Bridge from the south end in Stanley Park
Coordinates 49°18′55″N 123°8′18″W / 49.31528°N 123.13833°W / 49.31528; -123.13833 (Lions Gate Bridge)Coordinates: 49°18′55″N 123°8′18″W / 49.31528°N 123.13833°W / 49.31528; -123.13833 (Lions Gate Bridge)
Carries Three lanes of British Columbia Highway 1A/99, pedestrians and bicycles
Crosses Burrard Inlet
Locale Vancouver
West Vancouver
Official name First Narrows Bridge
Maintained by British Columbia Ministry of Transportation
Characteristics
Design Suspension bridge
Total length 1,823 m (5,981 ft)
Height 111 m (364 ft)
Longest span 473 m (1,552 ft)
Load limit 13 tonnes (12.8 long tons; 14.3 short tons)
Clearance below 61 m (200 ft)
History
Designer Charles Nicholas Monsarrat
Philip Louis Pratley
Construction begin March 31, 1937
Opened November 14, 1938
Statistics
Daily traffic 60,000 – 70,000
Official name Lions Gate Bridge National Historic Site of Canada
Designated 24 March 2005
Reference no. 11711
Lions Gate Bridge is located in Vancouver
Lions Gate Bridge
Location of Lions Gate Bridge in Vancouver

The Lions Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge in Vancouver, British Columbia. It is one of Canada's National Historic Sites.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA ANNOUNCES THE DESIGNATION OF NEW NATIONAL HISTORIC SITES". Parks Canada. 24 March 2005. Retrieved 23 November 2010.