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Transportation in Restigouche County, New Brunswick - J. C. Van Horne Bridge, Charlo Airport, Jacquet River Railway Station (Paperback) Loot Price: R221
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Transportation in Restigouche County, New Brunswick - J. C. Van Horne Bridge, Charlo Airport, Jacquet River Railway Station (Paperback)

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Chapters: J. C. Van Horne Bridge, Charlo Airport, Jacquet River railway station, Charlo railway station, Campbellton railway station, Downs Gulch Aerodrome, Saint-Quentin Aerodrome, Interprovinciale Bridge, . Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 23. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: J.C. Van Horne Bridge in Campbellton over the Restigouche RiverThe J.C. Van Horne Bridge is a Canadian steel through truss/steel deck truss bridge crossing the Restigouche River between Campbellton, New Brunswick and Pointe-a-la-Croix, Quebec. Built between June 1958 and October 1961, the bridge was opened to traffic on October 15, 1961. As an interprovincial crossing, the bridge was constructed under a three-party agreement between the governments of Canada, New Brunswick and Quebec. Measuring 805 m (2641.07 ft) in total length, the bridge consists of four deck-truss approach-spans joined in the middle with a cantilever-through-truss structure. The middle structure is composed of two anchor spans and one clear span over the navigational channel measuring 380 m (1246.71 ft). It carries 2 traffic lanes and 2 sidewalks. Crossing the Restigouche River between Campbellton, NB and Pointe-a-la-Croix, QC had long been a bone of contention by locals in both provinces. A federally-funded inter-provincial ferry service between the two communities had proven adequate until the 1950s when vehicle traffic began to grow at much higher rate than forecast. By the late-1950s, local New Brunswick PC Member of Parliament J.C. Van Horne made the case for a bridge and invited representatives from the federal and provincial governments to witness a "typical weekend" lineup at the ferry. Van Horne had chosen the Quebec St. Jean Baptiste Day weekend and the lineups were predictably long on both sides. The government representative...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=323689

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 24
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-29695-9
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-157-29695-5
Barcode: 9781157296959

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