Campbell Bridge - 1962 - Smithville, ON
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bon Echo
N 43° 07.164 W 079° 40.041
17T E 608412 N 4774935
Quick Description: Bridge Plaque on a short bridge over Twenty Mile Creek
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 2/1/2015 7:54:54 PM
Waymark Code: WMNANE
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:
This short, 30-meter long flat bridge spans Twenty Mile Creek along South Grimsby Road 16. It is a typical 2-lane country-road bridge, except for the prominent bridge plaque in the center of the span.
the Bridge plaque reads:

COUNTY OF LINCOLN
CAMPBELL BRIDGE
1962
ROAD COMMITTEE
W.H. BROOKS CHAIRMAN
J.E. CAMPBELL WARDEN
ORA F. ELLIS
D.J. BUCKNALL
A. KILLINS
F.J. WALSH
W.H. MILLWARD CLERK
E. SOKOLOWSKI ENGINEER
J. THOMSON BRIDGE SUPT.

The bridge is listed on the website www.historicbridges.org where it is stated that "This bridge is a typical example of a standard Ontario rigid-frame bridge. It has the non-standard addition of a bronze plaque. Ontario has a large number of surviving rigid-frame bridges, but they are less common than average in the Niagara Region. Additionally, other surviving examples in the Region are being demolished." (visit link)
Date built or dedicated as indicated on the date stone or plaque.: 1962

Date stone, plaque location.: Center, East Side

Road, body of water, land feature, etc. that the bridge spans.: Twenty Mile Creek

Website (if available): [Web Link]

Parking (safe parking location): Not Listed

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