Project: Minto East Bridge
Product: Vehicle Bridge Deck
Overview: Minto Bridge is a three-bridge structure which connects two small islands to the shores on either side of the Rideau River. The masterpiece was named after the fourth earl of Minto, the eighth governor general of Canada. Constructed in 1900, the bridge is ornately decorated in detailed portal cresting and finials. Lightweight decking is critical to this historical steel truss. The East bridge deck is 130 feet long by 19 feet wide, for an area of 2,470 square feet.