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Blackfriars Street Bridge, London

Categories: Bridges, Landmarks, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
2.9/5 based on 20+ reviews on the web
The Blackfriars Street Bridge in London, Ontario, Canada is a wrought iron, through, bowstring truss or tied arch bridge, placed across the North Thames River in 1875 and still carrying frequent pedestrian traffic. At 216 feet it is the longest working span of that kind in North America.
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  • This quaint, very old wooden bridge across the Thames has always been a favourite of mine. Unfortunately it can't carry the heavy loads of modern traffic and was constantly under repairs. The bridge h...  read more »
  • Although traffic can no longer use this bridge, it's history and access are now enjoyed by pedestrians. This old historical landmark still remains in decent repair, and leads to the city's most desira...  read more »
  • Enjoyed walking or biking over this bridge often. However since some brains at city hall decided to make it a bridge you cant drive on which is okay. However they put a fence up so you can only walk d...  read more »
  • This bridge is pretty cool. I wish I could drive across it again but in the meantime is still a nice shortcut to downtown while on foot or bike
  • Very cool vintage bridge design. Here's hoping it remains as bicycle/pedestrian crossing only. No need for cars to be using this.
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