Saint John River High Level Crossing

The Saint John River High Level Crossing is a steel girder bridge crossing the Saint John River at Coytown, New Brunswick, Canada.

Saint John River High Level Crossing
Coordinates45°50′07″N 66°11′09″W / 45.8354°N 66.1858°W / 45.8354; -66.1858
Carries Route 2
(Trans-Canada Highway)
CrossesSaint John River
LocaleCoytown, New Brunswick
Total length1,000 metres (3,300 ft)
Height60 metres (200 ft)
Longest span120 metres (390 ft)
No. of lanes4
Construction end2001
OpenedOctober 2002

Completed in 2001 and opened to the public in October 2002, the bridge carries 4 lanes of the realigned Route 2 (Trans-Canada Highway).[2] Total length is 1000 m (0.61 mile) with multiple spans resting on concrete piers. The centre span is 120 m (400 ft) with an airdraft clearance of 60 m (200 ft) for navigational traffic.[1] It was built by the Maritime Road Development Corporation as part bg of a 230 km (140 mi) toll highway project.

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  1. ^ a b "Saint John River High-Level Crossing (Coystown, 2001)". Structurae. Retrieved December 16, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Saint-John and Jemseg bridges". Grands Projets. VINCI Construction. Retrieved December 16, 2019.